Paden's Place

120 N. Douglas
Ellsworth KS 67439
Ph: 785-472-3643

Attractions and Upcoming Events

1873 Jail

The old jail is the oldest building in Ellsworth. Earlier jails were temporary structures like cages. At other times, prisoners were housed in private homes. This jail was authorized on April 2 1872, with the lower floor designated as the jail and the upper floor to be used as court rooms. (

Ellsworth, KS Historic Buildings

The Hodgden House

The Hodgden House, built by Perry Hodgden, was the first private home to rebuild with stone after these fires. It was completed in 1878. The house was restored to its former elegance as one of the grand houses of Ellsworth in 1961.

Ellsworth, KS

Things to do near Ellsworth, KS

The Depot

The authentic red brick railroad depot was built in the early 1900's and still displays the authentic red tile roof. The depo...

Cedar Bluff Boating

Six boat ramps are located on the reservoir. Blue water and sandy beaches make the area the water recreation mecca for Wester...

Webster Fishing

Primary sportfish include large and smallmouth bass, walleye, wipers, crappie, channel catfish, and flathead catfish. Largemo...