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Wilson, Kansas

  • Vopat Homestead

    Vopat HomesteadWhile it is unique in many ways, the history of the Vopat Homestead is the history of the Chech Heritage in Ellsworth County. At a time when many of the original homes were being torn down to avoid ta...
    Vopat Homestead

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Old City Jail

A unique stone building in Wilson, Kansas, is the round jail built around 1911. Originally it was used for a water tower of the city, with the lower part serving as the jail. The 18

Wilson, KS Pioneer Life

The Midland Railroad Hotel

The native limestone structure was originally built in 1889 as the "Power Hotel." In 1902 a fire gutted the interior of the Hotel leaving the limestone walls. Mr. Samuel Anspaugh agreed to purchase the hotel site if the town would raise the money for interior construction. A fund drive netted $2,250

Wilson, KS Historic Hotels

War Memorial

Located in Downtown Wilson in the city park by the railroad right of way is the World Wars Memorial in memory to those soldiers and marines who lost their lives during the wars.

Wilson, KS Memorials


Granny Mae's Pumpkin Patch

At Granny Mae's Pumpkin Patch we have created six unique patches - Munchkin Land, SuperFreaks, Land of Giants, Gourd Grove, Full Moon Farm, and the Pumpkin Patch - where we grow pumpkins and gourds in every shape, color, and size imaginable. Everything grown at Granny Mae'

Wilson, KS Pumpkin Patches

Things to do near Wilson, KS

Lincoln Art Center

The Lincoln Art Center features a public art collection as well as rotating exhibits of visual arts. A number of local artist...

Wilson Recreation Center

The Wilson Recreation Center is now the center of activity in this small town just minutes away from the Wilson Lake. The wid...