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Independence, Kansas

    June

  • 6
    Prairie Days Festival - Independence - Mark your calendars! Prairie Days 2014 will be on Saturday, June 14th. This all day event features living historians in all of our historic building ... more on Prairie Days Festival

  • October

  • Neewollah
    9 - 17
    Neewollah - Independence - The largest annual celebration in southeastern Kansas has come a long way since its beginning in 1919 as a way to keep playful pranksters out of misch ... more on Neewollah


Upcoming Events in Independence Kansas

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Attractions and Upcoming Events

Little House on the Prairie

Located 13 miles southwest of Independence, just off of Highway 75, is an authentic, reconstructed log cabin located near the original site where famous author Laura Ingalls Wilder lived as a child. Near the cabin, the remains of what could possibly have been the well that Pa and Mr. Scott dug. An 1

Independence, KS Pioneer History

Independence Museum

The Independence Historical Museum, owned and operated by the Ladies Library and Art Association, stands as one of the city's prime cultural attractions. Housed in the former city post office building, it has over 20

Independence, KS Museums

Ralph Mitchell Zoo and Riverside Park

Zoo residents include sun bears, buffalo, monkeys, cougars, a swan pond, caymans, eagles, and a flock of tame peacocks who roam the grounds. One of the more famous inhabitant was Miss Able, the first monkey in space. She resided at Monkey Island until her blast off in 1960. This 124

Independence, KS Zoos

Independence Country Club

Course Access: Private / Public
Holes: 18
Reserve Advance Tee Times: Yes

Independence, KS Golf Courses

William Inge Festival and Collection

William Inge, Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, was born and raised in Independence. Each year Independence Community College hosts a three-day festival to honor him as well as other nationally known playwrights. Past honorees include Arthur Miller and Neil Simon. Inge´┐Ż

Independence, KS Arts

Things to do near Independence, KS

Polk Daniels State Lake & Area Fishing

Polk Daniels State Lake - East of town, one of the most beautiful areas is Polk Daniels...

La Cygne Lake Fishing

La Cygne Lake is a power plant lake and has a varied population of fish that will both please and test all anglers who fish t...