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St. Francis, Kansas

  • G.A.R. Cemetery

    This cemetery was established in 1889. The east half was to be used exclusively for the burial of Grand Army of the Republic Comrades and their families. The west half was to be used for the burial o...
    G.A.R. Cemetery

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Arikaree Breaks Driving Tour

The breaks, located on the extreme northern edge of Cheyenne County, are 36 miles long and approximately two to three miles wide. This area of extremely rough terrain, with its deep ravines and gullies is a marked contrast to the plains generally associated with the area. The breaks were formed 9,00

St. Francis, KS Tours

Apollo 17 Marker

St. Francis, Kansas is the birthplace and boyhood home of Apollo astronaut, Ron Evans, who was aboard the Apollo 17 in its sixth and final lunar expedition of the Apollo series in 1972. While aboard the expedition, Ron Evans made the longest space walk of the time at 44

St. Francis, KS Landmarks

The Cheyenne County Museum

The museum features a diorama complete with prehistoric fossils uncovered locally. This diorama shows life as it progressed over the millenia on the High Plains, and includes furniture and period exhibits of frontier life. All of the exhibits are of Cheyenne County history.

St. Francis, KS Museums

Sawhill Park

Features one of the last bandshells in Kansas with its unique acoustics.

St. Francis, KS Amphitheaters

Ye Olde Country Church

The Church was built by the First German Evangelical Lutheran Immanuel Church congregation in 1914. The original pump organ that was purchased and placed in the church in 1914

St. Francis, KS Historic Churches

Things to do near St. Francis, KS

Two Parks

Need to stop for a little while on your way or a place to have a lunch outside where the kids can run a little? Almena h...

Nicodemus

Nicodemus is the only remaining all African-American pioneer town west of the Mississippi. It was established in 1877 by ex-s...

Ferguson Nature Study

Ferguson Nature Study is maintained and managed by Jack Kriss, long-time resident of Thomas County. This nature study area mu...