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  • ASVRR-Steam-Engine-Abilene-KS

    Abilene & Smoky Valley Railroad

    Ride the rails on a 100-year-old steam engine, enjoy an open-air car, or dine aboard a dinner train.

    200 SE Fifth Street, Abilene, KS, 67410

    Call: (785) 263-1077

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    Abilene Cemetery

    Pay respects to David Jacob Eisenhower and Ida Stover Eisenhower, parents of Dwight D. Eisenhower.

    513 NW 14th St, Abilene, KS, 67410

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    Abilene Mural

    Graffiti artist, Whitney Kerr, completed this vintage postcard-inspired mural in downtown Abilene. Each letter depicts an important part of Abilene's history. A: The National Greyhound Association...

    Former Abilene Reflector Chronicle building (east side of building), Abilene, KS, 67410

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    Abilene Public Library / Carnegie Library

    Statues grace the front lawn of the Abilene Public Library including a special statue of Benjamin Franklin.

    209 NW 4th, Abilene, KS, 67410

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    Abilene Travel Information Center

    In 1911, Dwight D. Eisenhower departed from this site for West Point Military Academy. He would use this depot to return home often after 1928. His funeral train arrived here in 1969.

    201 NW 2nd, Abilene, KS, 67410

    Call: (785) 263-2231

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  • Abilene's Victorian Inn Bed and Breakfast - Abilene, KS

    Abilene's Victorian Inn Bed & Breakfast

    This lovely Victorian home was built in 1887 by Dr. Edward E. Hazlett. Hazlett’s son, Edward “Swede”, was a close childhood friend of Dwight D. Eisenhower. It was Swede who persuaded Ike to apply for...

    820 NW 3rd, Abilene, KS, 67410

    Call: (785) 263-7774

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    American Bison Stamp Mural

    The American Bison is featured on this special 6 cent stamp postmarked from Abilene and completed by local artist William Counter. 

    Unoccupied building (west side of building), Abilene, KS, 67410

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  • Angle-Wings-Mural-Abilene,KS

    Angel Wings Mural

    Located behind Aksent Boutique, graffiti artist, Whitney Kerry, created this interactive angel wings mural, which makes the perfect photo opp in downtown Abilene!

    Aksent Boutique (east side of building) , Abilene, KS, 67410

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    Big Spur

    At 28 feet high, the big spur stands on its ends to form an arch and weighs a ton. It was built by Larry Houston in 2002 and was certified as the World's Largest Spur by Guinness World Records until...

    1810 N Buckeye, Abilene, KS, 67410

    Call: (785) 263-7777

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  • C.W.-Parker-Carousel-Abilene,KS

    C.W. Parker Carousel

    Named one of the Kansas Sampler Foundation's 8 Wonders of Kansas - Customs, Abilene's C.W. Parker Carousel is the oldest operational Parker carousel known to exist. Fun Facts: 24 horses in 12 pairs...

    412 S Campbell, Abilene, KS, 67410

    Call: (785) 263-2681

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  • Cedar-House-Greenhouse-Mural-Abilene,KS

    Cedar House Greenhouse Mural

    Thanks to the efforts of Patty O'Malley and the Cedar House, Donald "Scribe" Ross, a famous Kansas City artist, recently completed another new mural in Abilene. The mural is on the side of the Cedar...

    Reynolds Real Estate (west side of building) , Abilene, KS, 67410

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    Dickinson County Heritage Center

    Learn about Dickinson County’s famous former residents from C.L. Brown, whose telephone company eventually became known as Sprint, to Abilene’s former town Marshal Wild Bill Hickok and Joseph McCoy...

    412 S Campbell, Abilene, KS, 67410

    Call: (785) 263-2681

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    Dickinson County Historical Society

    Discover the earliest days of telephone technology, marvel at massive cattle drives and ride the oldest operating Parker carousel in existence!

    412 S Campbell, Abilene, KS, 67410

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    Dwight D. Eisenhower Mural

    Local artist William Counter completed this digitized Eisenhower mural in 2007.

    Meysenburg's Liquor Store (south side of building), Abilene, KS, 67410

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  • Mr. K's Farmhouse - Abilene, KS

    Eat

    Whether you're looking for a quick bite to eat or a family-style meal, Abilene has something great to offer! 

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    Eisenhower Park & Rose Garden

    Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the Abilene City Park Historic District, is home to the Eisenhower Park & Rose Garden, stadium, municipal pool and playground, and the Central...

    500 Pine Street, Abilene, KS, 67410

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  • Eisenhower Presidential Library, Museum and Boyhood Home

    Visit the all-new exhibits at the Eisenhower Presidential Library, Museum and Boyhood Home and experience Ike and Mamie’s story in their own words.

    200 SE 4th Street, Abilene, KS, 67410

    Call: (785) 263-6700 x877

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  • Engle House Bed & Breakfast- Abilene, KS

    Engle House Bed & Breakfast

    The Engle House Bed and Breakfast was the home to Jacob Engle and is on the National Register of Historic Places with connections to Abilene’s history.    David Eisenhower came to Abilene KS after...

    102 Highland Dr, Abilene, KS, 67410

    Call: (785) 479-3749

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    First Abilene Home

    From 1892-1898 the Eisenhower family lived in this home. Today, it’s owned by long-time friends of Ike and Mamie, Claus Gruendl. The Gruendl family also operates the Eisenhower Museum in Oberammergau...

    112 SE 2nd, Abilene, KS, 67410

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  • ASVRR-Fred-Schmidt-Railroad-Museum-Abilene-KS

    Fred Schmidt Museum

    Visit the Fred Schmidt Railroad Museum inside the former freight room of the depot. The museum is named in honor of one of the founders of the Abilene & Smoky Railroad. Enjoy exhibits featuring...

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