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Commemorating those men of wisdom and generosity who directed the Winfield Chataqua here ...For a third of a century they brought the people of Southern Kansas the best thought and culture of the nation.

"Therefore, when we build, let us think that we build forever; and as we lay stone on stone that a time is to come when those stones will be held sacred and that men will say, 'See! this our Fathers did for us',"

Island Park***
ANCIENT CAMP SITE
AND HUNTING GROUND
OF THE OSAGE INDIANS
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THIS WOODED ISLAND WAS
SET APART BY THE
PIONEERS FOR THE PEOPLE
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HOME OF THE CHATAQUA
1887 - 1918
Island Park
Island ParkThe site of the original Chautauquas in Winfield, today the park is used by families for picnics and recreation.

The park is at the North end of Main Street surrounded by the Timber Creek Lagoon.


Come visit us in Winfield, Kansas

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Baden Square Tour

In 1893, John Peter Baden, an early Winfield merchant and entrepreneur, built St. John's College. It became the first college in the Evangelical Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod system of higher education to admit women. St. John'

Winfield, KS Tours

Historic Homes Tour

Welcome to Winfield, Kansas, home to beautiful and unique Victorian homes. These homes, built from 1870 to the early 1900s, were influenced by the fashionable features of the era. An era when hospitality was an art and elegance a way of life.

Through Winfield\'

Winfield, KS Tours

Southwestern College

It's 113 years old?but it's a whole new SC. Southwestern College is made up of a hilly, 82-acre campus in Winfield, Kansas; a downtown Winfield professional studies center, and two professional studies centers in Wichita, Kansas. The main campus has undergone more than $15

Winfield, KS Colleges

Hiatt House

The Italianate Victorian home presently known as Hiatt's House Restaurant, owned by Mr. & Mrs. Richard Tredway, was built in 1879 by Col. J.C. McMullen, a local banker. Other owners were George Miller of the famed 101 Ranch from 1888 to 1902, and the J.W. Hiatt family from 1902 to 1974

Winfield, KS Historic Buildings

Cowley County Historical Society Museum

The Cowley County Historical Society Museum is housed in one of Winfield's original schools built in 1886. The native stone building and its historical displays keep local history alive and available to the people.

Winfield, KS Museums

Things to do Recreation near Winfield, KS

Butler County Fishing Lake

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Durland Park

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