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Columbus, Kansas

  • Columus Parks

    Columbus City Park Picnics in the park, swimming pool, tennis courts, horseshoes, volleyball and basketball courts. Playground equipment. Reeves Park-East Town Tennis courts, playground equip...
    Columus Parks

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Big Brutus

One of the most unique day trips in Southeast Kansas is to Big Brutus, 11,000,000 pounds of fun! Big Brutus is the world's second largest electric mining shovel. Walk through its cavernous body, sit in the operators chair or climb 16

Columbus, KS One Of A Kinds


Andrew Carnegie Library

The library is one of 33 Andrew Carnegie libraries in the state of Kansas. It is on the National Historic Register.

Columbus, KS Carnegie Libraries

Columbus Museum

"A Town within a Town" A colorful look at the history of Columbus. The unique Village Street, made entirely of brick from the Columbus Metzger Brick & Tile Plant between 1880 and 1910, runs along models of early shops and businesses like the Music Shop, Doctor'

Columbus, KS Museums

Columbus Wye and Frisco Caboose

The Columbus Wye is a one of its kind three way switch allowing trains to turn around. The crossing, formerly located in the northern part of Columbus was donated to the City of Columbus by the Burlington Northern Railroad. At the time the switch was constructed, it was one of the three built:

Columbus, KS Railroad History

Things to do near Columbus, KS

Cross Timbers State Park

Cross Timbers State Park encompasses 1,075 acres including five recreation areas surrounding Toronto Reservoir which means al...

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...