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The Downs Cemetery


category : Cemeteries
The Downs Cemetery The Downs Cemetery is located along Highway 24 at the north edge of town. There are many pioneer stories silently told in the old markers, as well as markers dedicated to Civil War participants, and veterans of the World Wars. There is a large memorial dedicated to the John Ise family with names of many family members honoring their pioneer spirit.


Come visit us in Downs, Kansas

Attractions and Upcoming Events

The Railroad Gazebo

The Railroad Gazebo, located in the railroad park, is a replica of the original gazebo and continues to serve as a focal point for community events, just as it did in the late 1800s.

Downs, KS Pioneer Life

Downs Unplugged Coffeehouse

The Downs Unplugged Coffeehouse presents amateur and professional artists the second Saturday of each month starting at 7:30 p.m. until 9:30 p.m.. Enjoy comedy, music, and theater! "Unplugged"

Downs, KS Entertainment


Lipton Hotel

The Lipton Hotel was built in 1880 and is still standing. It once sheltered dignitaries and politicians. Today it houses one of the areas finest gift stores on the street level and some of the old rooms upstairs have been converted into modern apartments.

Downs, KS Historic Buildings

The Organ Factory

The historic Baptist Church of 1890 is now home to Richardson's Organ Factory. Tour the factory and learn about organ design from a European-trained organ master.

Downs, KS Historic Churches

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