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Osawatomie, Kansas

  • Asylum Bridge

    Asylum BridgeThe Asylum Bridge which crosses the Marais des Cygnes River at First Street, is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It was built during a three month period--October thru Decemb...
    Asylum Bridge
  • Creamery Bridge

    Creamery BridgeThe Creamery Bridge which spans the Marais des Cygnes River at Eighth Street is one of two Marsh Arch triple span bridges located at Osawatomie. The other spans the Pottawatomie Creek, and both are li...
    Creamery Bridge
  • Pottawatomie Creek Bridge

    Pottawatomie Creek BridgeThe Pottawatomie Creek Bridge which spans Pottawatomie Creek at Sixth Street is one of two Marsh Arch triple span bridges located at Osawatomie. The other spans the Marias de Cygnes River at Eighth St...
    Pottawatomie Creek Bridge

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Creamery Bridge

The Creamery Bridge which spans the Marais des Cygnes River at Eighth Street is one of two Marsh Arch triple span bridges located at Osawatomie. The other spans the Pottawatomie Creek, and both are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Osawatomie, KS Historic Bridges

Soldier's Monument

The Soldiers Monument was dedicated August 30, 1877, and was erected to honor the five men killed in the battle of Osawatomie, August 30, 1856.

Osawatomie, KS Monuments

Adair Cabin State Historic Site and Museum

The territorial log cabin, which now houses the John Brown Museum, was built in 1854 as the home of Reverend Samuel L. and Florella (John Brown's half sister) Adair. The home was frequented by Brown during his several journeys to Kansas between 1855 and 1858. The Adairs shared John Brown'

Osawatomie, KS Museums

Old Stone Church

One of the first churches in Kansas, this church was built by a Congregationalist group and is typical of the church structures built during pioneer days in Kansas.

Osawatomie, KS Historic Churches

First Land Office

This land office building was built in 1854 and was used by the first mayor of Osawatomie, H. B. Smith, and his brother who were the first land patent agents in the territory. It was deeded to the city in 1954 by A. W. Youngberg as a memorial to his wife.

Osawatomie, KS Pioneer Life

Things to do near Osawatomie, KS

Roe Collection at Donnelly College

The Roe Collection, a historical record of Black Americans, is on display year-round on the ground floor of Donnelly. It incl...

Falcon Valley Golf Course

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

Midway Drive-In Theater

Halfway between Osawatomie and Paola on Old Kansas City Road. One of twelve drive-ins remaining in the state. Unique viewing ...