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Emporia, Kansas

  • Emporia Parks

    Emporia ParksC of E Park at 15th and Chestnut, Fremont Park at 4th and Union, Hammond Park at 18th between Center and State, Jones Park, south of 24th Avenue between Prairie and Lincoln Street, Las Casitas Park at...
    Emporia Parks

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Soden's Grove Bridge

The bridge is a 216-ft. reinforced concrete Rainbow Arch bridge designed by James Marsh. It was completed in 1923 on old piers dating from the 1890s. Closed to vehicular traffic, it has been incorporated into the Soden'

Emporia, KS Historic Bridges

The First Presbyterian Church

Designed by Charles W. Squires and built in 1897. The limestone block construction with multiple towers and large mitered, arched stained glass windows is typical of the Victorian influence. This church is an example of the Richardson Romanesque style.

Emporia, KS Historic Churches


Howe House

Completed in 1867 as the home of local stonemason Richard Howe, this two-story limestone structure reflects Federal and Greek Revivals styles in addition to the building traditions of Howe'

Emporia, KS Famous Homes

Cookie Jar Heaven

2000 cookie jars and 300

Emporia, KS Museums

Things to do near Emporia, KS

Self-Guided Walking and Driving Tours

Emporia, founded in 1857, includes several sites of national and local significance. These tours provide a view of Emporia fr...

Marion Reservoir Trails

For nature lovers who don't care to pursue the water sports, a 1-mile nature trail, called Willow Walk Trail, has been built ...