Annual Albany Days

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Annual Albany Days

First weekend following Labor Day. Step back in time to a town that time has forgotten at Historic Albany, Kansas. Located 60 miles north of Topeka, and 55 miles West of St. Joseph, Missouri, Albany was once a flourishing frontier town that was mostly abandoned after the railroad was located through nearby Sabetha. Albany's rich history includes pioneer settlements, trials and tribulations during the "Bleeding Kansas" Era, run-away slaves on Lane's Trail, and a visit from famed Abolitionist John Brown.

Minneapolis-Moline Tractors and Equipment are featured, as well as Witte gasoline engines.

Demonstrations: Threshing, saw mill, plowing, glass blowing, blacksmithing, print shop, metal casting, cider making, soap making, quilt show, rock crushing, corn shelling and grinding, dutch oven cooking, Civil War Re-enacting, Spinning and weaving, steam engines, gas engines, and much more!

Events: Parade at 1:00pm each day, Antique Tractor pull, garden tractor pull, Kid's Activities. Hotwheels racing, and more!

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Annual Albany Days

Address : Old Albany Sabetha KS
Phone : 785-284-3682   (Always call and confirm events.)

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Admission Fee : $5 for the weekend (10 and up) Kids nine and under free with paid adult.


Attractions and Upcoming Events

Sabetha's City Recreation

Three public parks, a public swimming pool, four baseball/softball/soccer fields, tennis and racketball courts provide recreation for the community. Two campgrounds with pools, cabins and camping facilities are located nearby.

Sabetha, KS Recreation

Old Albany

Old Albany is the remnant of an 1850s settlement by a group from Albany, New York. Albany continued to grow after the Civil War. They had a post office, hotel, boarding house, livery stable, blacksmith shop, grocery store, creamery, sawmill, and a millinery store. In 1870

Sabetha, KS Pioneer Life

Sabetha Historic Library

The Sabetha Library was built in the 1930s as one of the WPA projects.

Sabetha, KS Historic Buildings

Old Albany Depot

The original depot was moved to Albany from Bern, Kansas in 1965. It was destroyed by fire in 1980 and a new replica was built in 1981. It has been restocked with antique railroad artifacts. There is also a miniature train display. Caboose number 25061 and 25678

Sabetha, KS Railroad History

WPA Mural

This mural is on display in the Sabetha Post Office as one of the WPA cultural projects in the 1940s. It it listed on the National Historic Register. The artist is Albert T. Reid.

Sabetha, KS Arts

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