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Neodesha, Kansas

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Neodesha Arts Association

Housed in an impressive Georgian building built in 1914, the Neodesha Art Association sponsors summer theater for children, music performances, and drama. On the second Saturday of every September it hosts an Arts and Crafts Fair for area artisans with fun, food, and entertainment for all ages.

Neodesha, KS Arts

Norman No. 1 Oil Well Museum

November 28, 1892, the Norman No. 1 oil well became the first and largest commercial oil well west of the Mississippi and it became the birthplace of the vast Mid-Continent Oil Field. Norman No. 1 was in continuous operation until 1919. The well was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1978

Neodesha, KS Museums

Historic Main Street Tour

Because of its historic downtown, Neodesha was selected as a Kansas Main Street City in 1993. The occidental Hotel, later owned by Carrie Brown, was then renamed the Brown Hotel. The wooden hotel was destroyed by fire in 1895. Carrie rebuilt this fine brick hotel in 1896 and added the verandah in 19

Neodesha, KS Tours

Frisco Caboose Museum

The Frisco Caboose Mueseum houses railroad artifacts and memorabilia.

Neodesha, KS Railroad History

Historic St. Ignatious

The St. Ignatious Church originated in 1876 and the present church was built in 1912.

Neodesha, KS Historic Churches

Things to do near Neodesha, KS

Ice Barn and McFarland Lake

Ice was harvested from the McFarland Lake and stored in this lovely old stone barn built in 1896. It was built for James M...