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Cherryvale, Kansas

  • Vivian Vance Birthplace

    Vivian Vance BirthplaceI Love Lucy fans know Vivian Vance as Lucy's neighbor and cohort "Ethel Mertz." Born Vivian Roberta Jones in Cherryvale, Kansas, on July 26 in 1909, the second of six siblings, one brother and ...
    Vivian Vance Birthplace
  • Louise Brooks Birthplace

    Louise Brooks BirthplaceBorn Mary Louise Brooks on November 14, 1906, Louise Brooks was the most erotic silent screen star of her time, if not all time. But a hellcat behind the scenes. She conquered New York, Hollywood and ...
    Louise Brooks Birthplace
  • Frank Bellamy Home and Burial

    Frank Bellamy Home and BurialAs a student in Cherryvale Central High School, Frank Bellamy authored the Pledge of Allegiance and brought it into national focus as a winner in a 1892 national student contest. The pledge was first ...
    Frank Bellamy Home and Burial

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Bloody Bender Family 1871-1873

Ruthless Keepers of the Devil's Inn "Near here are the Bender Mounds, named for the infamous Bender family, John, his wife, son, and daughter Kate, who settled here in 1871

Cherryvale, KS Notables

Logan Memorial Veteran's Park

This memorial park has served Cherryvale since 1881 when the Leavenworth, Lawrence & Galveston Railroad offered the six-acre tract to the city. In 1895, Civil War Veterans held their first "Old Soldiers' Southern Kansas Reunion right here in Logan Park, Cherryvale, Kansas. This "Reunion Association"

Cherryvale, KS Memorials

Cherryvale Cemeteries

Cherryvale's three cemeteries and two rural cemeteries abound with local history and genealogy information. 1869 Fairview Cemetery, Northeast of town on Olive Street. P.C. Bowen set aside 10

Cherryvale, KS Cemeteries

World War I Cannon

The cannon located north of the Veterans Memorial is one of the first things to attract attention in Logan Memorial Park. The first cannon was made by Henry A. (Daddy) Diltz in the early 1900

Cherryvale, KS Monuments

Tanko Lake

Santa Fe Tanko Lake was built in 1870 to draw fresh water for the Leavenworth, Lawrence & Galveston Railway steam locomotives and later for the Atchison Topeka Santa Fe Railway's steam locomotives. The 45-acre lake was deeded by the Santa Fe Railway to the city as a New Years gift in 1954

Cherryvale, KS Recreation

Things to do near Cherryvale, KS

Historic Churches

Wesleyan Church - In 1879 it was originally Presbyterian, then it became the FIRST Naza...

New Strawn City Lake

New Strawn City Park and Lake is located in the middle of the town. The lake was drained and renovated in 1983, during which...

Strip Pits Hunting

Native grass establishments, timber stand improvement, food plots, and shrub planting continue to improve quail habitat. Co...