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  • Chase County Scenic Drive

    Chase County Scenic DriveChase County contains vast areas of unspoiled prairie. In the spring, after the pastures have been burned, some of the hills look like they are all rock without enough soil to support life, and it's e...
    Chase County Scenic Drive

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Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve

In 1994 the National Park Trust purchased the 10,894

Strong City, KS National Parks

The Z Bar/Spring Hill Ranch

When Stephen F. Jones built his home in the 1880's, it was a crowning achievement in his career as a cattleman. Built with hand-cut native limestone, the 11-room house is characteristic of the Second Empire style of 19

Strong City, KS National Parks

Chase County Scenic Drive

Chase County contains vast areas of unspoiled prairie. In the spring, after the pastures have been burned, some of the hills look like they are all rock without enough soil to support life, and it'

Strong City, KS Scenic Drives

Knute Rockne Memorial Marker

On March 31, 1931, the plane carrying Notre Dame's famous football coach, Knute Rockne, and H.J. Christen, J.H. Happer, W.B. Miller, Charles A. Robrecht, Spencer G. Goldwaite, Robert Frye, and Jess Mathias, crashed near Bazaar in Chase County, losing all lives.

Strong City, KS Memorials

The Santa Fe Depot

The original depot burned in 1902 and was replaced in 1903. In 1913, due in part to the very heavy passenger and freight traffic, a new brick depot trimmed in native cut limestone was built for a cost of $20,000

Strong City, KS Railroad History

Things to do near Strong City, KS

Ellet Museum

Housed in a one-room schoolhouse built by Col. Ellet in the 1880s, the collection includes the written and pictorial history ...