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Oskaloosa, Kansas

    June

  • Haying with horses
    19 - 20
    Haying with horses - Oskaloosa - The Jefferson County Historical Society will host an event to display the process of how hay was farmed by our forefathers. The prairie hay field Sout ... more on Haying with horses


Attractions and Upcoming Events

Wellman Schoolhouse

The school was built in 1887 on the homestead of Harrison W. Wellman, in the southeast part of Jefferson County. It is typical of the many one-room country schools that were located every few miles within the county and throughout the country. School Ditrict #70 was formed in 1871

Oskaloosa, KS Pioneer Life

Sam Peppard's Wind Wagon

Samuel Peppard, a blacksmith and wagon maker during the mid 1800's, has provided the area with one of the most famous and interesting stories. While looking for adventure in the drought year of 1860

Oskaloosa, KS Pioneer Life

Winchester Jail

Built in 1909, this jail came from the town of Winchester, Kansas. Since it was not fireproof, it was never locked. It was a place for drunks and tramps to sleep. The jail was a meeting place for the city council, police court and voting.

Oskaloosa, KS Pioneer Life

Nincehelser House

William J. Nincehelser moved to Jefferson County from Ohio about 1880, married Minnie Wendorff, and moved into this house in Oskaloosa. Mr. Nincehelser had a livery stable on the square and operated a

Oskaloosa, KS Museums


Things to do near Oskaloosa, KS

Overbrook City Lake

Impoundment Type: Community Lake Surface Acres: 8 acres Electric motors and oars allowed There are length limits so ...

Lake Perry Country Club

Course Access: PrivateHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 7 days...