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  • Carnegie Library

    Carnegie LibrarySteel magnate Andrew Carnegie gave millions of dollars to establish libraries across America in the early 1900s. The women's study clubs of Peabody were determined to bring a Carnegie Library to Mario...
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Prairie Lawn Cemetery

Of special interest in the Prairie Lawn Cemetery whose association began in 1880, is its close connection with the Civil War.Around 125 graves of veterans of the Grand Army of the Republic are found here. According to the Peabody Historical Society, more may exist, although they are unmarked.

Peabody, KS Cemeteries

Peabody Driving Tour

The Peabody Driving Tour takes you beyond historic main street to view 27 beautiful works of architecture in churches and homes of the founding families dating from 1877, and then onto City Park, site of the 1885

Peabody, KS Tours

Peabody City Park

Peabody's beautiful City Park has provided a meeting place for generations of community members. The idea of a park was perhaps established in 1876 when the tradition of having a county wide 4

Peabody, KS Landmarks

Peabody Downtown Walking Tour

33 sites along Walnut Street, the main street of Peabody, remarkably remain while most pioneer towns suffer losses from fires and storms. The oldest building dating to 1878, was first occupied by a bank, then the majority of other buildings were built in 1883.

Peabody, KS Tours

Morgan House

The Morgan House is a two story Queen Anne Cottage built by W.H. Morgan, first editor of the Peabody Gazette, for his family in 1881

Peabody, KS Museums

Things to do near Peabody, KS

WWII History Center

Attractions and Services: Tribute Gallery, research database, research library, exhibits, educational programs, gift shop, W...

Latham Cemetery

The Latham Cemetery has stone markers dating to the early period of the town's history in the late 1880s. Cemetery records c...

The Gas Pump

The Gas Pump displays oil and gas related memorabilia along with other antiques. ...

MUSIC AT THE EMMA - 8 Wonder of Kansas Customs

Jam sessions EVERY Friday night at the Emma Chase Cafe (or out-of-doors on Broadway, weather permitting). MUSICIANS and LIST...