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Caney, Kansas

  • Old Jail

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

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Hotel and Stage Coach Stop

This 1889 Hotel and Stage Coach Stop was constructed from native sandstone quarried from Chochran's Hill north of Caney. The basement was used to store winter ice cut from the Caney River.

Caney, KS Historic Buildings

Historic Homes Tour

Caney is proud of its rich heritage and is fortunate to have preserved much of the architecture of its early development. The Historical Society has prepared a self-guided tour brochure to illustrate some of Caney'

Caney, KS Tours

Gen. George H. Wark Memorial Park

This city park was established in 1919 in memory of Caney's Company D who participated in World War I. Gen. George H. Wark organized Co. D, 3rd Kansas Infantry and mustered the first units of the Kansas Army National Guard into federal service at Caney's Elk's Hall, May 19, 1917

Caney, KS Memorials

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

Opera House/Elk's Hall

The popular Truskett Opera House which was built in 1907 burned along with other businesses in 1910 having a $50,000 loss. The Caney Elk's Club acquired the opera house facilities and rebuilt a building for club use. Their "Elk's Hall"

Caney, KS Opera Houses

Things to do near Caney, KS

Wolf Creek Environmental Education Area

Wolf Creek Environmental Education Area, located just east of the City, is a unique opportunity to learn about the nature of ...

Strip Pits Camping

Tent camping is allowed at any location except refuge areas. RVs may be parked in designated areas or parking lots. RVs may...

Linn Valley Lakes

Linn Valley Lakes is considered a 3rd class city offering a beautiful Private Lake Community with seven stocked lakes, 18-hol...