WaKeeney, Kansas

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WaKeeney, Kansas, USA

Attractions in WaKeeney, Kansas

Amusements

  • F-14 Tomcat Fighter Jet
    P.O. Box 275, WaKeeney, KS 67672
    Located Along Interstate 70 at Exit 127
    785-743-8325, This restored 40,000-pound, 62-foot Navy F-14 Tomcat Fighter Jet is on display at Eisenhower Park. more info  map

  • Smoky Valley Scenic Byway
    Kansas Highway 147 and U.S. Highway 283, WaKeeney, KS 67672
    785-259- 0725, Passing through the Smoky Hill River Valley in Trego and Ness Counties, the 60-mile long Smoky Valley Scenic Byway is one of nine scenic byways in Kansas. This one... more info  map

Historic Homes & Buildings

  • Emanuel Lutheran Church
    South Highway 147, WaKeeney, KS 67656
    7.5 Miles South of Ogallah on KS Highway 147
    785-743-2005, Located on the Smoky Valley Scenic Byway, this historic church was constructed of native limestone quarried near Threshing Machine Canyon. Established by early settlers... more info  map

  • Trego County Courthouse
    216 North Main Street, WaKeeney, KS 67672
    785-743-6622, Constructed from Trego County hard stone and finished with Manhattan stone, this historic limestone courthouse is one of the oldest still in operation in Kansas today. ... more info  map

  • Trego County Fair Exhibit Building
    116 North 13th Street, WaKeeney, KS 67672
    Trego County Fairgrounds
    785-743-5806, Restored and listed on the National Register of Historic Places, this is one of the last remaining wooden fair exhibit buildings still in use today. more info  map

Historic Sites & Monuments

  • Iwo Jima Memorial
    P.O. Box 275, WaKeeney, KS 67672
    Located Along Interstate 70 at Exit 128
    785-743-8325, Originally located at the present site of the Kansas Veterans’ Cemetery in WaKeeney, the Iwo Jima Memorial includes an impressive 19’ x 38’ American flag displayed... more info  map

  • Kansas Veterans' Cemetery at WaKeeney
    403 South 13th Street, WaKeeney, KS 67672
    785-743-5685, A final resting place for veterans, the Kansas Veterans' Cemetery at WaKeeney is located in Northwest Kansas off Interstate 70 at Exit 128 and then north a half mile. ... more info  map

  • Threshing Machine Canyon
    32001 Highway 147, Ellis, KS 67637
    Located in the Cedar Bluff Wildlife Area
    785-726-3212, Near Cedar Bluff State Park and Reservoir, Threshing Machine Canyon was a station on Butterfield’s Overland Despatch (BOD) or the Smoky Hill Trail. It was the site of... more info  map

Libraries & Research Centers

Museums & Galleries

  • Trego County Historical Society Museum
    116 North 13th Street, WaKeeney, KS 67672
    Located on the Trego County Fairgrounds
    785-743-2964, Along with an original one-room country schoolhouse, the Trego County Historical Society Museum features thousands of artifacts that reflect the area's western, ethnic... more info

  

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