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Mine Creek Battlefield State Historical Site

The largest cavalry battle west of the Mississippi. In it, 2,500 Union horsemen routed 6,500 Confederate soldiers, killing or capturing over a thousand of them. Mine Creek was the last important Civil War battle in the west, and the last important civil war battle fought in Kansas.

La Cygne, KS Battlesites


Shrine of St. Philipine Dutchesne

In 1838, about 900 Pottawatomie Indians were rounded up from their homes in northern Indiana and forced to march 681 miles in 61 days to re-settle at the Sugar Creek Mission. Thirty-nine Pottawatomies, mostly children, died on this "Trail of Death." In 1841

La Cygne, KS Memorials

Marais des Cygnes Massacre Historic Site

The historic site tells of the bloodiest episode in the "Bleeding Kansas" period. On May 19, 1858, 30 pro-slavery men crossed the Kansas border south of the Marais des Cygnes River. They rounded up 11

La Cygne, KS Battlesites

Linn Valley Lakes

Linn Valley Lakes is considered a 3rd class city offering a beautiful Private Lake Community with seven stocked lakes, 18-hole golf course, boat launch, clubhouse, community center, swimming pools, miniature golf course, basketball and tennis courts, 2 campgrounds, bath houses, and swim beach.

La Cygne, KS Recreation

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Caney Notables

The community was home to several notable people. Col. S. M. Porter was an early-day pioneer who become one of southea...

Pittsburg Memorial Auditorium & Convention Center

The Pittsburg Memorial Auditorium and Convention Center was dedicated on November 20th, 1925 as a Shrine Mosque. The outer st...

Big Hill Swimming Beaches

With Big Hill being one of the clearest lakes in Kansas the sand-covered beach has become a popular spot for cooling off from...

Olive Ann Beach

Olive Ann Beach, co-founder of the Beech Aircraft Corporation, was born and raised on a farm south of Waverly. After high ...