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Lawrence, Kansas

  • Historic Cemeteries Tour

    Historic Cemeteries TourWhile cemeteries are the final resting place of friends, relatives, and community residents, they are also historical landscapes that reveal much about a community's social, political, economic, relig...
    Historic Cemeteries Tour

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Douglas County Courthouse

The Douglas County Courthouse was built of native limestone in 1904. It was saved from demolition in the 1960s when a modern courthouse was built, and is now listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It is currently in use by the county.

Lawrence, KS Historic Courthouses

Spencer Museum of Art

Seven galleries display selections from the permanent collection of over 17,000 works of art. Special exhibitions drawn from the collection for touring from other museums are displayed in four additional galleries.

Lawrence, KS Museums

Alvamar Golf and Country Club

Alvamar Golf and Country Club includes much more than golf. Excellent cuisine, tennis and swim club, fitness center and impressive native stone clubhouse along with two 18-hole championship golf courses and practice facility complete your club package.

Lawrence, KS Golf Courses

Kenneth Spencer Research Library

Designed for the preservation and use of rare materials, the Kenneth Spencer Research Library, on the University of Kansas campus, provides a home to some of the finest collections in North America. The library houses three major units:


Haskell Indian Nations University

Haskell Indian Nations University (HINU) first opened its doors in 1884 as the United States Indian Industrial Training School. In 1890

Lawrence, KS Colleges

Things to do near Lawrence, KS

Curtis House

View this beautifully historic residence that was home to Charles Curtis. Charles Curtis served as vice president under Herbe...

Shawnee North Community Park Nature Trail

Located on the eastern edge of a 125 acre park. 2.2 mile trail crosses Indian Creek, winding through native grasses, trees, a...