Historical Sites

U.S. Cavalry Museum
Dedicated to preserving the history and heritage of the Cavalry. Our members come from all walks of life, from active-duty military personnel to housewives, historians and doctors.
Fort Hays
Established in 1865 in the land of the Cheyenne and Arapaho, Fort Hays protected railroad workers and travelers on the Smoky Hill Trail.
Fort Scott Historical Site
Promises made and broken! A town attacked at dawn! Thousands made homeless by war! Soldiers fighting settlers! Each of these stories is a link in the chain of events that encircled Fort Scott from 1842-73.
Fort Larned Historic Site
Established on the vast prairie in western Kansas, troops stationed at Fort Larned protected mail coaches, freighters and other Trail traffic.
Pony Express Station
Ranked among the most remarkable feats to come out of the 1860 American West, the Pony Express was in service from April 1860 to November 1861.
Historical Society
Provides images and information about Kansas history and the Society's programs, publications and services.
Historic Bridges
map of historic bridges in Kansas
Natl Register of Historic Places
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