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Syracuse Houses

The two frame houses are known as the Syracuse Houses because they were designed in 1855 by E.V. Carr, a prominent architect from Syracuse, New York. Lt. Colonel George Custer and his wife lived in one of these houses for a few months in 1868.

Fort Leavenworth, KS Historic Buildings

Exploration Place

One of the signature attractions in Kansas, Exploration Place is a center for creativity, fun and imagination on the banks of the Big Arkansas River. Discover hundreds of hands-on exhibits for people of all ages. Explore four unique theme areas, including flight; health and human life;

Wichita, KS Discovery Centers

Melvern Lake Campgrounds

Six campgrounds are conveniently located around Melvern Lake. The Corps manages five out of the six campgrounds. They are: Outlet, Coeur d'

, KS Camping

The Fairchild/Knox Historic Barns

The Fairchild/Knox hay barn and milk parlor are now the Community building and the museum of the Tonganoxie Historical Socitey. The original barn was built in 1901, but burned down in 1928. Frank Fairchild, with his wife, Mattie, formerly of Ulster County, NY started the dairy with 40

Tonganoxie, KS Historic Barns

Santa FeTrail Tracks

Tracks of the original wagon trail used by pioneers from 1821 to 1872 are located nine miles west of town. This site, listed on the National Register of Historic Sites, contains the largest continuous stretch of clearly defined tracks along the entire route of the trail.

Dodge City, KS Landmarks

Fountain Park Square

The downtown area is built around a Fountain Park which gives Blue Rapids the distinction of being the only round town square in Kansas. Founders platted the town much like those in New England to include a "hub"

Blue Rapids, KS Recreation

Cottonwood Ranch

In 1982 the State of Kansas purchased approximately twenty-three acres of the original Cottonwood Ranch. Today the Kansas State Historical Society administers the property as one of the state's best preserved historic sites which is also listed on the National Register of Historic Places

, KS Historic Ranches

Outdoor Murals

This mural is painted on the side of the building bordering Cecil Bricker Park at 8th and Main in downtown Russell.

Russell, KS Arts

Giant Van Gogh

The Big Easel Project began in 1996 when an artist and teacher, Cameron Cross, decided to contribute a work of art to the city in which he was teaching, Altona, Canada. Cross decided an enlarged hand painted reproduction of one of Vincent van Gogh'

Goodland, KS Arts

Old City Well

Westmoreland's Historic Hand Dug Well was constructed in 1914, as 40

Westmoreland, KS Landmarks

Coffey County Lake

The Coffey County Lake has been called the "Crown Jewel" of Kansas fisheries. The 5,090 acre lake provides cooling water for Wolf Creek Generating Station'

Burlington, KS Recreation

Tuttle Creek Boating and Water Sports

Whether canoeing, power boating or sailing, Tuttle Creek Lake, the second largest lake in Kansas, has something to offer for all.

, KS Boating