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Old Prairie Town at Ward-Meade Historic Site

124 NW Fillmore Street
Topeka, KS 66606
Phone: (785) 368-3888
Fax: (785) 368-3890
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A 6-acre complex with a Prairie Mansion, log cabin, turn-of-the-century town, plus a 2 1/2 acre botanical garden. The cabin is a replica of the home built by Anthony and Mary Jane Ward in 1854 before the settlement of Topeka. In the 1870s, the Wards built the Prairie mansion which is now on the National Register of Historic Places. Also offering children's parties, rentals and meals, summertime in the park, and wedding locations. Visit the Mulvane General Store for a unique shopping experience or sit at the marble counter and order a soda fountain treat in the Potwin Drug Store. Guided Tours: 10 a.m., Noon, 2 p.m. Monday - Friday; Noon & 2 p.m. Saturday & Sunday. Fees for tours: $4.50 Adults, $4.00 Seniors, $ 2 Children 6-12. Park open daily from dawn to dusk. Mulvane General Store & Powtin Drug Store open Monday - Saturday 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., Sunday Noon - 4 p.m.

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35th Annual Apple Festival

October 5, 2014
Venue: Old Prairie Town at Ward-Meade Historic Site
Address: 124 NW Fillmore Street, Topeka, KS 66606
Time: From: 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Type: Events
Phone: 785-368-3888
Children 12 and under are free. Take the FREE bus from the Judicial Building (301 SW 10th Ave) parking lot. Advanced tickets can be purchas...More

Old Time Holiday Happenings

December 5 - 13, 2014
Venue: Old Prairie Town at Ward-Meade Historic Site
Address: 124 NW Fillmore Street, Topeka, KS 66606
Time: From: 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Type: Events
Phone: 785-368-2439
Take pleasure in the charm of the beautifully decorated Mansion at holiday time. Simply pass through the east doors and be whisked away to ...More