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Kansas History & Heritage

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The Warkentin House is a house in Newton, Kansas, United States. The home of Bernhard Warkentin and Wilhelmina Eisenmayer Warkentin, it was built between 1886 and 1887. It is listed on the Kansas Register of Historic Places and National Register of Historic Places as a splendid example of the Victorian period in American architecture and furnishings. The Victorian house offers a glimpse into the way the Warkentins lived, with 80 percent of the original furnishings remaining.

The Dalton Gang’s Demise in Coffeyville

El Dorado, the City of Gold – Black Gold: The Kansas Oil Museum Story

El Quartelejo: A Visit Through the Ages

The Osawatomie Experience: a historic day-trip

The Underdog on Horses carries the day at Mine Creek

Ruins of El Cuartelejo, the northernmost pueblos constructed by the Taos Indians.

Chuck Bonner and Barbara Shelton's Keystone Gallery near Scott City, Kansas.

Fort Scott, one of the frontier forts established along the Kansas/Missouri border.

The people of Leavenworth purchased an old Parker carousel (originally built there) and restored it to its glory.

Interior of the Atchison County Historical Museum.

Birthplace of Amelia Earhart, Atchison, KS.

Boot Hill Museum, Dodge City

KU National History Museum

Kauffman Museum, North Newton

John Brown Museum - Kansas Historical Society, Osawatomie

Augusta Historical Society & Historical Museum, Augusta, Kansas - Our Log Cabin

Coronado Quivira Museum, Lyons

Carrie Nation's home, Medicine Lodge, Gypsum Hills Scenic Byway, KS.