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Manhattan, Kansas

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Hartford House

The Hartford House that sets adjacent to the Historical Society Museum is a restoration of a prefabricated house that the early settlers brought to Manhattan in 1855

Manhattan, KS

Wareham Hotel

Harry P. Wareham moved with his family from Flush, Kansas in 1868, when he was two years old and when he was nine and his brother, William, was eleven, their father died. Mrs. Wareham, Sarah, established the Wareham Millinery Company, which she ran for many years.

Manhattan, KS Historic Hotels

Riley County Courthouse

Listed on the National Register of Historic Places the dominating limestone Courthouse was completed in 1906, built by Topeka contractor, J.B. Betts, and local contractor, Clarence Johnson. The citizens pledged $1,000 for the tower clock.

Manhattan, KS Historic Courthouses

Sunset Zoo

The 52-acre Sunset Zoo is home to 13 endangered species as well as many other rare animals. It features the largest outdoor chimpanzee exhibit in Kansas - Chimpanzees of Tanganyika - along the lush African Forest Trail. Visit the Bald eagle's Aerie, BATS!

Manhattan, KS Zoos

Pioneer Log Cabin

The pioneer museum was built in 1915 as a home and displays agricultural tool exhibits.

Manhattan, KS Museums

Things to do near Manhattan, KS

WPA Mural

Thanks to the efforts of the Smithsonian Institute our Post Office Lobby provides an opportunity to view one of the remaining...

El Dorado Athletic Facilities

If you want to bring your sporting event to a small community without sacrificing facility quality, then look no further than...

Downtown Augusta, Inc.

Downtown Augusta, Inc. is a Main Street program with the State of Kansas. They help to develop the downtown area, maintainin...