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Neodesha, Kansas

  • 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 before the lumber hunters came here, many huge trees grew along this river b...
    Burr Oak Tree

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Cemetery Tour

The Neodesha Cemetery has markers of some of the first founders and residents of early Neodesha. J.B. Keys, along with Robert S. Futhey discovered the present site of Neodesha. The claim to the land, bought for $500

Neodesha, KS Cemeteries

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 St. Ignatious

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

Neodesha, KS Historic Churches

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

Historic Episcopal Church

The Episcopal Church of the Ascension was finished in 1909. It wasa Mission church of the Independence Diocese of the Episcopal Church under the Bishop of the Wichita Diocese.

Neodesha, KS Historic Churches

Things to do near Neodesha, KS

Parsons Golf Club and Fitness

Course Access: PrivateHoles: 9Reserve Advance Tee Times: Yes...

"The Square"

Surrounding the Anderson County Courthouse, "The Square," as residents call it, is a collection of graceful structures built ...

Teacher of the Plains Grave

Frank Hobbs was the first teacher in Elk County in 1869. In 1933, each student in the county contributed a nickel to build th...

Post Office Mural

Installed in 1938 on the lobby walls of the Neodesha Post Office is a WPA mural entitled "Neodesha's First Inhabitants" paint...