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Independence Public Library

The Independence Public Library is still located at the corner of Maple and Fifth, in the structure as it was built by the Carnegie Foundation in 1907. The Library currently houses 61,700 volumes of print and non-print materials, with a patron registration of 9,880

Independence, KS Carnegie Libraries

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

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

Independence Country Club

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

Independence, KS Golf Courses

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

Things to do near Independence, KS

Russell Stover Factory Outlet

In 1923 Mr. and Mrs. Russell Stover began a candy business at their home in Denver Colorado, although the candy was originall...

Burr Oak Tree

On the east bank of the Verdigris River at Neodesha you can see a large Burr Oak tree that is about 300 years old. No doubt b...

Neosho Wildlife Area Fishing

Sportsmen are encouraged to take advantage of fishing, which is normally allowed from March 1 to October 1. Fishing for fla...