Cedar Bluff State Park
|State Parks||Cedar Bluff State Park, Elk City State Park, Clinton State Park, Fall River State Park, Wilson State Park.|
|Areas under National Parks Services||Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site, California National Historic Trail, Fort Larned National Historic Site, Oregon National Historic Trail.|
|Museums||Allen County Museum, Atchison County Historical Museum, Cunningham Museum, Deines Cultural Center, Peabody Historical Library Museum.|
|Historical Places||Cottonwood Ranch State Historic Site, Dalton Gang Hideout, Pony Express National Historic Trail|
|Other Places||Allen-Lambe House, Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail, Nicodemus National Historic Site.|
The Cedar Bluff State Park is located in Trego County, Kansas. Located 23 miles southwest of Ellis, this state park is divided into two areas. Cedar Bluff Reservoir: Bluffton is highly developed and is used extensively. The Page Creek on the other hand provides beautiful camping and utility sites. The state park is home to the well-known Juniper-lined, 100-foot-tail limestone bluffs. Situated on the west of the park is the Threshing Machine Canyon. It is site of a Native American attack (1850) on a goods train carrying a threshing machine.
Peabody Historical Library Museum
The Peabody Historical Library Museum is located in Peabody, Kansas. Built in 1875, it was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1973. It was the first free tax-supported library in the state. The library was moved to old Peabody Grade School. It was restored in 1927 and was used for club meetings. The original library building was converted as museum on July 3, 1961.
Brown V. Board of Education National Historic Site
Brown V. Board of Education National Historic Site is located in Topeka, Kansas. Established on October 26, 1992 by the State Congress, this site commemorates the US Supreme Court's decision to end racial segregation in public schools. This site comprises the Monroe Elementary School. It was one of the four schools for African American children in Topeka. The total area of the site is two acres.
Fort Scott National Historic Site
The Fort Scott National Historic Site is located in Bourbon County, Kansas. It is named after Winfield Scott, the Mexican-American War General. This site covers an area of 17 acres and protects more than 20 historic buildings. It was added to National Register of Historic Places on October 15,1966 and was designated as National Historic site on October 19, 1978. It was built in 1842 as an American frontier on the road between Fort Leavenworth and Fort Gibson.
Last Updated Date: August 31th, 2017
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