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Kansas History & Heritage

Historical Kansas architecture, Civil War, military, trails, festivals and more!

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.

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

Tourism Division, Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks & Tourism

El Quartelejo: A Visit Through the Ages

The Osawatomie Experience: a historic day-trip

Tourism Division, Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks & Tourism

The Underdog on Horses carries the day at Mine Creek

Tourism Division, Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks & Tourism

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

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.

Boot Hill Museum, Dodge City

KU National History Museum

Kauffman Museum, North Newton

John Brown Museum - Kansas Historical Society, Osawatomie

John Brown Museum - Kansas Historical Society

Kaw Point Park, one of Lewis and Clark's first stops on their journey westward, is now a fantastic place in Kansas to catch up on history. Discover more at www.lewisandclark... and www.discoverameri...

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

Coronado Quivira Museum, Lyons