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Louis Vieux Cemetery


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Oregan Trail followers can walk along actual trail ruts outside of Wamego and visit the Louis Vieux Cemetery near the banks of the Vermillion River. Louis Vieux, a Potawatomie Indian once operated the first ferry along the Oregon Trail here.


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Attractions and Upcoming Events

The Leach House

Built around 1890 by Louis B. Leach, a prominent early- day businessman, the house was made from memory to look like a Villa in the Suburbs of Messina, on the island of Sicily. Restoration and reconstruction of the Leach House was started in the spring of 1987

Wamego, KS Historic Buildings

OZ Museum

Come and celebrate over 100 years of Oz history. Start with the book published in 1900 - through the 1939 MGM classic and up to the Broadway show, Wicked. Come see the movie in its entirety in our state of the art theater and get your picture taken next to your favorite characters. Don'

Wamego, KS Museums

Oregon Trail Nature Park

A monumental silo mural painting has been created by local artist Cindy Martin. The park offers hiking trails, picnic tables, a shelter house and panoramic views of the Kansas River Valley.

Wamego, KS Arts

The Columbian Theatre, Museum and Art Center

The story of The Columbian began over one hundred years ago. J.C. Rogers, a Wamego banker, visited the Chicago World's Fair, the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition. He was astonished at the beauty and scope of the event, celebrating the 400th anniversary of Columbus' discovery of the new world.

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Wamego, KS Theatres

Wamego Historical Museum & Prarie Town Village

Located in City Park, the Wamego Historical Museum & Historic Prairie Town Village includes the museum, a restored one-room schoolhouse,general store, Wamego Telephone Exchange building, a log cabin, jail and Schonoff Dutch Mill. In 1973

Wamego, KS Museums

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