Placed on the National Register of Historic Places, this 1938 theatre is a wonderful architectural example of the later phase of the art Deco movement. Formally called the Hollywood Theater, th... Performing Arts Center
While visiting the Veterans Administration Center and its grounds, you will want to see the Chapel of Veteran's. The Chapel, built in 1893, features architecture reminiscent of the early European cathedrals. In 1921, this attraction was made famous in Ripley's "Believe It or Not"
The museum houses collections of early frontier memorabilia and artifacts including buggies and cutters manufactured in Leavenworth. There is also a mock-up of the United States Penitentiary, plus other prison memorabilia.
No longer a private institution, this four year college is located across the street from the Veterans Administration Center. The College's administration building, St. Mary Hall, was completed in 1870. Visitors are welcome to visit the De Paul Library's Special Collections:
The National Fred Harvey Museum seeks to:
* Restore the Harvey residence in Leavenworth to its historic magnificence.
* Increase public awareness of Mr. Harvey's achievements and his contributions to civilizing the great American Southwest.
The River Connection Tour is a great way for you and yours to spend a couple of days or a family weekend. A multitude of interesting historical attractions, sites and experiences are available daily and spending more than a day is a definite must to capture the true flavor of our communities.