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Learn about the bold leaders whose contributions are felt to this day - in Kansas and nationwide - from anti-slavery crusaders to artists and writers, a captain of industry, a famed aviator, politicians and a president.

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1856 Valentin Gerth Cabin

Southeast Trego Road
Greeley, KS 66033
Phone: (785) 304-2810
See first hand Anderson County's ties with the Civil War. Eleven slaves freed Dec. 28, 1858 by John Brown and his men from Vernon County, MO, were known to have been hidden in the Greeley area. A ... More

Abilene & Smoky Valley Excursion Train

200 SE 5th, PO Box 744
Abilene, KS 67410
Phone: (785) 263-1077
Using a vintage diesel-electric locomotive, a century-old wooden sided passenger/diner, open air observation cars and a caboose, the excursion train travels through the Smoky Hill River Valley ... More

Anntie M's Attic

101 E. Commercial
Waterville, KS 66548
Phone: (785) 363-2343
Anntie M's Attic invites you to promenade through women's history while relishing vintage clothing, hats and accessories that adorned women from the 1850's through the 1980's. Your hostess, Ann ... More

Barto's Idle Hour

210 S Santa Fe
Frontenac, KS 66763
Phone: (620) 232-9834
Family owned and operated chicken restaurant that helped make Crawford County the Chicken Capital of Kansas. Known for its live polka musicians that perform live every Friday and Saturday night, ... More

Battle of Punished Woman's Fork at Battle Canyon

Hwy 95
Scott City, KS 67871
Phone: (620) 872-5912
Travel to the place where the last Indian battle in Kansas was fought on September 27, 1878. Punished Woman’s Fork is about one mile south of Lake Scott State Park. A monument overlooks the cave, ... More

Benedictine College

1020 N 2nd St
Atchison, KS 66002
Benedictine College is located in historic Atchison, Kansas, which is a small city on the west bank of the Missouri River, forty-five miles north of Kansas City, twenty miles north of Leavenworth, ... More

Brown Mansion

Eldridge & Walnut
Coffeyville, KS 67337
Phone: 620-251-0431
Take a step back in time to the elegant lifestyle of the early 1900s when you visit the Brown Mansion. Completed in 1907 by W. P. Brown, the four-floor, 16-room Mansion contains the original ... More

Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site

1515 SE Monroe St
Topeka, KS 66612
Phone: (785) 354-4273
The story of Brown v. Board of Education, which ended legal segregation in public schools, is one of hope and courage. When the people agreed to be plaintiffs in the case, they never knew they ... More

Buffalo Bill Cultural Center

3083 US Hwy 83
Oakley, KS 67748
Phone: (785) 671-1000
The Buffalo Bill Cultural Center features 3,200 square feet of multi-functional meeting and banquet space. Configurations to accommodate a wide variety of events, large and small. *State of the ... More

Buffalo Soldier Monument

Grant Ave by Smith Lake
Ft. Leavenworth, KS 66027
Phone: 9136824113
Impressive monument and surrounding reflecting pool and statue busts of several renowned African American soldiers was dedicated in 1992. Monument constructed after General Colin Powell, while ... More


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