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  • Fort Wallace

    Fort Wallace was first called Camp Pond Creek and was established in September, 1865, about one-and-a-half miles southwest of present Wallace. The soldiers were moved about a year later to a site fur...
    Fort Wallace

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Fort Wallace Museum

On the grounds of the Fort Wallace Museum visitors will find the original Pond Creek Stage Station, built in 1865 as a "home station"

Sharon Springs, KS Museums

Mt. Sunflower

Mt. Sunflower was designated as Kansas highest point in 1961. A United States Geological Survey officially plotted the elevation at 4039 feet. True mountains are called such because of a 2000 foot difference in altitude in a 10-20

Sharon Springs, KS Natural Attractions

Old Maid's Pool

The Old Maid's Pool, an ancient sinkhole long thought to be bottomless, is 125 yards in diameter apparently with neither inlet nor outlet. Its unfailing fresh water supply is believed to come from the underflow of the river nearby.

Sharon Springs, KS Natural Attractions

Old Post Cemetery

All that remains of the original Fort Wallace now is the old post cemetery, enclosed by stone walls within the Wallace Township cemetery. In December of 1885, the U.S. Government extricated the bodies of 88 soldiers with headstones marked between 1867-1879

Sharon Springs, KS Cemeteries

Trail Rides

The historic Butterfield Trail is a popular trail that people still use for trail rides today. The Butterfield Overland Dispatch Trail surveyed in 1865 was originally used in 1859 by gold seekers as the fastest way to get to the Colorado mines.

Sharon Springs, KS Trail Rides

Things to do near Sharon Springs, KS

Sheridan State Lake Fishing

Bluegill, channel catfish, crappie, largemouth bass, and red ear sunfish are just a few of the species awaiting anglers. Sola...

Quinter Campground

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Kirwin Birds

Kirwin NWR consists of 10,778 acres of diverse wildlife habitat including 34 species of mammals, 31 species of reptiles and a...

Goodland Public Library

Over 39,000 volumes, Genealogy Collection, Kansas Room, talking books for Blind and Handicapped. Books available in large pri...