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Osawatomie, Kansas

    September

  • 14 - 15
    Freedom Festival - Osawatomie - The Freedom Festival features a re-enactment of the Battle of Osawatomie, where John Brown and 30 Free State guerilla's fought John Reid and 250 prosl ... more on Freedom Festival


Upcoming Events in Osawatomie Kansas

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Attractions and Upcoming Events

First Land Office

This land office building was built in 1854 and was used by the first mayor of Osawatomie, H. B. Smith, and his brother who were the first land patent agents in the territory. It was deeded to the city in 1954 by A. W. Youngberg as a memorial to his wife.

Osawatomie, KS Pioneer Life

Osawatomie History Museum

Exhibits include The Railroad, Oswatomie State Hospital, pre-Civil War, Rural Culture, and the Social History of Osawatomie. Special rotating exhibits present Black History Month in February, Women's History Month in March; April, Art; May, Alumni; June, John Brown; August, Founders Day;

Osawatomie, KS Museums

Asylum Bridge

The Asylum Bridge which crosses the Marais des Cygnes River at First Street, is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It was built during a three month period--October thru December, 1905, by the Kansas City Bridge Company, Kansas City, Mo. Its bid of $4,800

Osawatomie, KS Historic Bridges

Old Stone Church

One of the first churches in Kansas, this church was built by a Congregationalist group and is typical of the church structures built during pioneer days in Kansas.

Osawatomie, KS Historic Churches

John Brown Memorial Park

The twenty acre John Brown Memorial Park is a National Historic Site donated to the State of Kansas by the Womens Relief Corps to preserve the site of the Battle of Osawatomie, August 30, 1856

Osawatomie, KS Memorials

Things to do near Osawatomie, KS

Gardner Golf Course

Course Access: PublicHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 4 days...

Osawatomie Golf Course

Course Access: PublicHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: Yes...