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The Downs Cemetery


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The Downs Cemetery The Downs Cemetery is located along Highway 24 at the north edge of town. There are many pioneer stories silently told in the old markers, as well as markers dedicated to Civil War participants, and veterans of the World Wars. There is a large memorial dedicated to the John Ise family with names of many family members honoring their pioneer spirit.


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Sod and Stubble Country Self-Guided Auto Tour

Three miles northwest of the city of Downs is located the site of the 1871 homestead of immigrant Henry Ise. In 1873, Henry married seventeen-year old Rosa Haag of Holton, Kansas and brought her west to live. Twelve children (five girls and seven boys) were born on this homestead in the 27

Downs, KS Pioneer Life

The Railroad Gazebo

The Railroad Gazebo, located in the railroad park, is a replica of the original gazebo and continues to serve as a focal point for community events, just as it did in the late 1800s.

Downs, KS Pioneer Life

Downs Golf Course

The Downs Golf Course is open to the public and located only four miles north of the city. It is a challenging, well kept, nine-hole sand green course.

Downs, KS Golf Courses

Lipton Hotel

The Lipton Hotel was built in 1880 and is still standing. It once sheltered dignitaries and politicians. Today it houses one of the areas finest gift stores on the street level and some of the old rooms upstairs have been converted into modern apartments.

Downs, KS Historic Buildings

Downs Unplugged Coffeehouse

The Downs Unplugged Coffeehouse presents amateur and professional artists the second Saturday of each month starting at 7:30 p.m. until 9:30 p.m.. Enjoy comedy, music, and theater! "Unplugged"

Downs, KS Entertainment

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