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Pittsburg, Kansas

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Fisk Opus 106 Pipe Organ

The Opus 106 Pipe Organ is a superb mechanical-action pipe organ built by one of the finest organ builders in the world. It arrived on the Pittsburg State campus in March, 1995, and was presented to the university in inaugural festivities, October 1995.

Pittsburg, KS Arts

Bison Herd

The Bison heard is on display year round. Stop and view the bison herd as you imagine earlier days when the plains were filled with these magnificent animals. Fun Fact: A bison has 14 pair of ribs instead of the 13 pair found in the

Pittsburg, KS Natural Attractions

Big Brutus RV Park and Museum

One of the most unique day trips in Southeast Kansas is to Big Brutus, 11,000,000 pounds of fun! Big Brutus is the world's second largest electric mining shovel. Walk through its cavernous body, sit in the operators chair or climb 16

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Mined Land Wildlife Areas

Located in Crawford, Cherokee, and Labette Counties, the Mined Land Wildlife Area (MLWA) encompasses about 14,500 acres in 46 scattered tracts. Most of this wildlife area was once surface mined for coal. About 200

Pittsburg, KS Wildlife Areas

Pittsburg Public Library

The Pittburg Public Library, listed on the National Register of Historical Landmarks, is an example of the Prarie School of Architecture. Built in 1910

Pittsburg, KS Carnegie Libraries

Things to do near Pittsburg, KS

Coffey County Cemeteries

The Coffey County Museum features a large genealogy library with cemetery listings, obituaries, all county newspapers from 18...

Trading Post Museum

Trading Post is one of the oldest settlements in Kansas and the site of an early French trading post with the Osage Indians, ...

1893 Iron Truss Bridge

Walk out on this venerable 100+ year old structure for a compelling view of the falls and canyon. One of a vanishing breed, t...

Walking Stations

Walking Stations: Fredonia Southeast City Park (2 blocks south of Washington on 15th St.) and Pryor Field (11th and Robinson)...

Genealogical Society

Research Columbus and your local family history....