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Heritage Hills, Kansas

Osage City Vassar Overbrook Quenemo Ozawkie Lyndon Ottawa Wellsville Baldwin City Lawrence Dover Topeka Perry McLouth Oskaloosa Valley Falls

A glacier once stood over this area, leaving behind a diverse landscape of steep, wooded river bluffs and magnificent prairie. Take the scenic route and discover more than 600 campsites, 30miles of bridle and hiking trails, 450 acres for backpackers and 9,000 acres of public hunting lands. If it's history you're after, Heritage Hills offers one of the finest state history museums in the nation; several nationally acclaimed museums of natural history, Kansas history and art; beautifully restored buildings and homes; as well as living history festivals/ The area may be most well known for its rich heritage , but it also attracts thousands of people every year to its world-famous Topeka Zoo... to one of the nation's newest auto racing facilities... to countless antique shops, boutiques, and outlet malls. Relax for a weekend or spend a week. Create some history of your own in Heritage Hills.

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200 Block of Main

The entire 200 block of Main Street in Ottawa is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It's noted for its Victorian architecture.

Ottawa, KS Historic Downtowns

Hidden Springs Golf Course

Hidden Springs Golf Course offers a challenging 9 hole, par 36 public course with lots of water. The signature hole is #9, a par 5. The flat course offers easy walking, regulation greens, wide open, Bent grass fairways, and T-times are not required. The ladies\'

Overbrook, KS Golf Courses

Kibbee Cabin

[Kibbee Cabin] The Kibbee Cabin is a reproduction of a log cabin which stood on the crest of the Santa Fe Ridge (commonly called "Big Hill") north of Baldwin where a group of Methodist ministers met to form Baker University in 1857

Baldwin City, KS Pioneer Life

Clinton State Park and USCOE Parks

The same diversity of species that attracts anglers and hunters provides excellent opportunities for photographers, naturalists, birdwatchers, mountain bikers, hikers, and skiers -- both water and snow. Clinton State Park,

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Sage General Store

See a still functioning General Store that was built in 1898 by Alfred Sage, Innkeeper at the 1878 Sage Inn. Old store offers homecooked meals and groceries. Known for having the best homemade pie in this part of Kansas, baked fresh daily by 80+ year old Norma!

Dover, KS Historic Buildings

Melvern Lake Cabin

The "Mamie Cabin" is available for lodging with a $10 reservation fee, $30.00 per night for two adults, $5 for each additional adult and children are free. There is also a $30

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Old Castle Museum Complex

The 3-story native sandstone Castle was the first home of Baker University, Kansas' oldest 4-year college. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places , it was built in 1857 and 1858, at a cost of $3,200 and includes native wood - mostly walnut - woodwork. It provided a "

Baldwin City, KS Museums

Parmenter Hall

Parmenter Hall with its distinguishing tower, is the first building actually built on the Baker University campus and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places . The cornerstone was laid in June, 1866, but lack of financing delayed completion until 1881

Baldwin City, KS National Register

Women's Bridge

The native stone and brick bridge over Tauy Creek was erected in 1890 at the request of Baldwin's first female mayor, Lucy Sullivan. Mrs. Sullivan, one of the nation's earliest woman mayors, and her all-female council distinguished themselves with community improvements such as this bridge "

Baldwin City, KS Pioneer Life

Grove and West Parks

Grove Park, Fremont and Third, and West Park, 11th and High, are tree-shaded city-owned parks equipped with children's playground areas with swings, slides, and other equipment.

Baldwin City, KS Parks

Area History Mural

The mural depicting area history was painted by local artist, Tom Russell. It is displayed in the Baldwin State Bank.

Baldwin City, KS Arts

Valley Falls Historical Museum

The Museum is housed in a native limestone structure built in 1884 and called the McGammon Building. Both floors are open to a collection of local artifacts, including a printing press, home and farm implements, dishes, and furniture.

Valley Falls, KS Museums

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