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Wilson, Kansas

  • Vopat Homestead

    Vopat HomesteadWhile it is unique in many ways, the history of the Vopat Homestead is the history of the Chech Heritage in Ellsworth County. At a time when many of the original homes were being torn down to avoid ta...
    Vopat Homestead

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Old Wilson State Bank Building

The historic bank building was built in 1886 for multi-purposes to serve the people. The main floor housed the banking system and upstairs in the back was the first Telephone Company. Also on the upstairs on the south side of the building was a entry with stairs that led to two doctor'

Wilson, KS Historic Buildings


Old City Jail

A unique stone building in Wilson, Kansas, is the round jail built around 1911. Originally it was used for a water tower of the city, with the lower part serving as the jail. The 18

Wilson, KS Pioneer Life

War Memorial

Located in Downtown Wilson in the city park by the railroad right of way is the World Wars Memorial in memory to those soldiers and marines who lost their lives during the wars.

Wilson, KS Memorials

Granny Mae's Pumpkin Patch

At Granny Mae's Pumpkin Patch we have created six unique patches - Munchkin Land, SuperFreaks, Land of Giants, Gourd Grove, Full Moon Farm, and the Pumpkin Patch - where we grow pumpkins and gourds in every shape, color, and size imaginable. Everything grown at Granny Mae'

Wilson, KS Pumpkin Patches

Things to do near Wilson, KS

Wohlfort Mansion

The 3-story mansion was built in the early 1890s by Thure Wohlfort, one of the original colonists of New Scandinavia (Scandia...

Rediscovering Sod-House Days Self-Guided Auto Tour

In 1877, Pennsylvania native Howard Ruede arrived in the Kill Creek community of central Osborne County, Kansas and staked ou...