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Russell, Kansas

  • Canyon Drive

    Canyon DriveRussell County offers the traveler some of the most breathtaking views and vistas to be found in Kansas. The following is a self-guided tour travelers can take to get "off the beaten path" and see som...
    Canyon Drive

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Heym-Oliver House

A renovated "post rock" limestone family home, showing a different style of sawn limestone. Located on "historic" Kansas Street.

Russell, KS Historic Homes

Gernon House

This structure is the oldest "post rock" stone house built in Russell in 1872 by Nicholas Gernon, a blacksmith and one of the original settlers. This lovely home has been fully restored to the period of the 1890s.

Russell, KS Museums

Deines Cultural Center

The Deines Center is the permanent home of the wood engravings of nationally known artist, E. Hubert Deines. The Deines work is displayed on a rotating basis in the west end of the main gallery. In addition, the Deines Cultural Center features other artists'

Russell, KS Arts

Oil Patch Museum

Oil Patch Russell is a place to see, feel and learn about oil, the "Black Gold" that fuels man's imagination, as well as his machines. The story of the people and events that make up the history of oil in this area will come alive at Oil Patch Russell.

Russell, KS Museums

Russell County Courthouse

President Gerald R. Ford and Senator Robert J. Dole launched the 1976 Presidential campaign on this site on August 20, 1976.

Russell, KS Historical Markers

Things to do near Russell, KS

Spirit of Waconda

Waconda was the daughter of a great Chief. She became infatuated with the son of another chief of a hostile tribe. The intima...