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Pretty Prairie, Kansas

Pretty Prairie, Kansas

In the fall of 1872, forty-six-year-old widowed Mrs. Mary Collingwood, with visions of great opportunities on the free lands of western Kansas, sold her Indiana farm; with two new covered wagons, four horses, $2,200, and her six sons and three daughters, she left for the prairies of Kansas The next spring she bought fourteen yoke of oxen and had her five oldest sons break the prairie. In the spring sun, the prairie looked so beautiful that she called the place Pretty Prairie. She gave the name to the Post Office she established in the front of her house.

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Things to do near Pretty Prairie, KS

Kingman Country Club

Course Access: PrivateHoles: 9Reserve Advance Tee Times: 7 days...

Marshall House Museum

While you are in Sylvia, stop by the Marshall House Museum and view some of our area history....