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  • The Downs Cemetery

    The Downs CemeteryThe Downs Cemetery is located along Highway 24 at the north edge of town. There are many pioneer stories silently told in the old markers, as well as markers dedicated to Civil War participants, and v...
    The Downs Cemetery

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The Downs Cemetery

The Downs Cemetery is located along Highway 24

Downs, KS Cemeteries

Sod and Stubble Country Self-Guided Auto Tour

Three miles northwest of the city of Downs is located the site of the 1871 homestead of immigrant Henry Ise. In 1873, Henry married seventeen-year old Rosa Haag of Holton, Kansas and brought her west to live. Twelve children (five girls and seven boys) were born on this homestead in the 27

Downs, KS Pioneer Life

The Organ Factory

The historic Baptist Church of 1890 is now home to Richardson's Organ Factory. Tour the factory and learn about organ design from a European-trained organ master.

Downs, KS Historic Churches

Carnegie Library

The Downs Carnegie Library built in 1905 which was constructed from a $5,000 gift from Andrew Carnegie, still houses the library. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Buildings.

Downs, KS Carnegie Libraries

Things to do near Downs, KS

WaKeeney Livestock Auction Barn

Grasp a taste of the western Kansas rancher's lifestyle at the WaKeeney Livestock Auction Barn where the second largest lives...

Bohemian Hall

The hall became the center for lodge meetings, wedding dances, public dances, plays, programs, church services and funerals. ...

Markley Grove Park

For updates or $ changes go to -- www.minneapolis-ks.com/2172/Markley-Grove-Park In November of 1910 the park was given to...