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Lakin, Kansas

    July

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    Rodeo Parade - Lakin - The 2013 Saddle Club Rodeo parade will be Saturday at 10:00 a.m.to 11:am on Lakin’s Main Street. ... more on Rodeo Parade

  • December

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    Christmas Parade - Lakin - Dozens of organizations participate-floats, buggy's, old cars, horses, etc. Come and enjoy a chilly day in a warm and friendly community. ... more on Christmas Parade


Upcoming Events in Lakin Kansas

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Attractions and Upcoming Events

Round Red Barn

The Kearny County Historical Society has purchased the old, 12-sided barn on the west edge of Lakin. It was restored at its present site, and then moved to a foundation at the Museum Complex in 2001. The barn was built in 1909

Lakin, KS Historic Buildings

Chouteau's Island

Chouteau's Island was the largest island of timber on the Arkansas River in this area. In the spring of 1816, Auguste Pierre Chouteau was returning to Missouri with several other fur trappers when they were attacked by a large party of Pawnee Indians. Chouteau'

Lakin, KS Pioneer History

Santa Fe Depot

Lakin originated as one of the early stops on the Santa Fe Railroad from Dodge City to Colorado in 1872. This depot, constructed in 1876, replaced the original boxcar depot. The depot was moved to the museum site and restored in 1984. Mr. James Thomas, grandson of the O'

Lakin, KS Railroad History

Loucks Municipal Park

Sunshine and fresh air abound at Loucks Municipal Park, two miles west of Lakin on U.S. HWY 50. Donated by Charles A. and Rhonda Loucks in 1950, Loucks is an 80

Lakin, KS Recreation

Lakin City Park

While enjoying your stay in Lakin, stop and relax at Lakin City park. With a swimming pool, basketball facility, and a playground, everyone is sure to be pleased.

Lakin, KS Recreation

Things to do near Lakin, KS

Gardiner Angus Ranch

The Gardiner Angus Ranch is associated with several major agricultural colleges such as K- State, West Texas University and m...

Wichita County Cemeteries

An effort has been made to compile records on all known cemeteries and single graves that are known to exist in Wichita Count...