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Caney, Kansas

  • Black Dog Trail Marker

    Black Dog Trail MarkerThe Osage Indians were a dominant population in what was to be Southeast Kansas, and their influence had a positive effect on Caney. Chief Black Dog cleared a trail 30 horses wide, starting at the Osa...
    Black Dog Trail Marker

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Little White School House

The first school, built in 1870, was a log cabin provided by Berryman Smith. The teacher, Mrs. O.M. \"Billie\" Smith, had 25 students enrolled. Bonds for the next school building, the Little White School House, were sold to raise $1,800 and the school was built in 1872 for $900

Caney, KS Historic Schoolhouses

Caney Valley Historical Society Museum

Three buildings form the Caney Valley Historical Society Museum complex with the Wallar Building housing most of the exhibits and is also the location of the Caney Chamber of Commerce office. The town's heritage as "The Big Gas Town"

Caney, KS Museums

Black Dog Trail Marker

The Osage Indians were a dominant population in what was to be Southeast Kansas, and their influence had a positive effect on Caney. Chief Black Dog cleared a trail 30

Caney, KS Ethnic Heritage

Civil War Cannon

Wark Memorial Park is also the location of the "Walkingstick," an old cannon of Civil War vintage which is one of fewer than 75 of its kind in the nation.

Caney, KS Monuments

Old Jail

The first city jail was built in 1888 of native sandstone at a cost of $27.00. The town "Marshall" was W.V. Toner.

Caney, KS Pioneer History

Things to do near Caney, KS

Museum of Crawford County

The Museum of Crawford County is housed in the old Episcopal Church built in 1886-1888, and listed on the National Registe...

Emanuel Haldeman-Julius Home

Emanuel Haldeman lived at this farm home with his family beginning in 1918. The home is listed on the Kansas State Registe...

Hope Cemetery

Hope Cemetery was started late in 1874. More than 50 old soldiers and many of the first and best citizens are also at rest th...