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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-Abilene,KS

    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-Abilene,KS

    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...

    324 N. Spruce St, 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

    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. 

    203 N. Cedar, 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!

    309 N BUCKEYE AVE, 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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    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.

    105 NE 4TH ST,, 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-Abilene,KS

    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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    General Eisenhower Statue

    See the 11' statue of 5 Star General and 34th President of the United States, Dwight D. Eisenhower. The bronze statue of Dwight D. Eisenhower by Robert L. Dean, Jr. was presented to the Eisenhower...

    200 SE 4th Street, Abilene, KS, 67410

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  • Great Plains Theatre - Abilene, KS

    Great Plains Theatre

    Take in a show at the only professional live theatre between Denver and Kansas City on I-70.

    215 N Campbell, Abilene, KS, 67410

    Call: (785) 263-4574

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    Greyhound Hall of Fame Museum

    Explore the exciting world of racing at the Greyhound Capital of the World!

    407 S Buckeye, Abilene, KS, 67410

    Call: (785) 263-3000

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  • Ikes-Place-Abilene,KS

    Ike's Place

    Ike's provides a very casual, family-oriented atmosphere while still capturing that sports feel. The menu is filled with something for everyone, from an assortment of flavored wings to juicy burgers...

    100 NE 14th St, Abilene, KS, 67410

    Call: (785) 200-6278

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  • Harmon-Mural-Abilene,KS

    Interactive "Harmon" Mural

    This interactive mural inspires visitors to create a variety of poses. This giant mural was modeled after local resident Harmon Geissinger and completed by graffiti artist, Whitney Kerr. 

    200 N Broadway Ave, Abilene, KS, 67410

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  • Chisholm-Trail-Days-Abilene-Kansas

    Journey to the Old West

    Named #1 True Western Town of the Year, visit Abilene, Kansas and experience its wild and wooly side!

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  • Eisenhower-Interstate-Abilene,KS

    Kansas Interstate 70

    Traveling to Abilene on Kansas I-70 make note of the special Eisenhower Interstate System signs.

    Kansas I-70, Abilene, KS, 67410

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  • Little-Ike-Abilene,KS

    Little Ike Park

    See young Dwight D. Eisenhower in Little Ike Park.

    324 N Spruce, Abilene, KS, 67410

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  • Mr K's Farmhouse - Abilene, KS

    Mr. K's Farmhouse Restaurant

    Ike Fact: Mr. K’s Farmhouse, formerly Lena’s “farmhouse on the hill’, is the location of many families and celebratory meals. Although many a story has circulated about this place, none more...

    407 S Van Buren St, Abilene, KS, 67410

    Call: (785) 263-7995

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  • Old-Abilene-Town

    Old Abilene Town

    Get a taste of the Old West, and enjoy can-can dancers and gunfights during the summer travel season.

    200 SE 5th St, Abilene, KS, 67410

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    Old Abilene Town

    Get a taste of the Old West, and enjoy can-can dancers and gunfights during the summer travel season.  Old Abilene Town also hosts Chisholm Trail Days during Labor Day weekend. Enjoy a live cattle...

    100 SE 5th, Abilene, KS, 67410

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  • Seelye-Mansion-Abilene-Kansas

    Seelye Mansion

    Named an “8 Wonders of Kansas – Architecture”, the Seelye Mansion is like a time capsule. Most of the home’s furnishings were purchased at the 1904 St. Louis World’s Fair. 

    1105 N Buckeye, Abilene, KS, 67410

    Call: (785) 263-1084

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  • Cypress-Bridge-Candle-Co - Abilene, KS

    Shop

    Whether you're looking for antique treasures, the latest in home decor, a new pair of cowboy boots or trendy fashion finds, Abilene's locally-owned retail businesses are ready to serve your needs! 

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    Site of Former Abilene High School

    A sign marks the sign of the former Abilene High School (1906-1918), which Ike attended from 1906-1909. 

    300 NW 7th, Abilene, KS, 67410

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  • Engle House Bed & Breakfast- Abilene, KS

    Stay

    Abilene is home to more than 200 rooms ready to serve travelers. From national chain hotels to locally-owned motels, award-winning bed and breakfasts, and unique Airbnbs, Abilene's lodging community...

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  • ASVRR-Steam-Engine-Abilene-KS

    Steam Locomotive - ATSF 3415

    1919 BALDWIN - The 1919 Baldwin 4-6-2 "Pacific" type locomotive, Santa Fe #3415 was moved to its present location at the Abilene & Smoky Valley Railroad yard in April 1996, from the city park in...

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  • Sunflower-Stamp-Mural-Abilene,KS

    Sunflower Stamp Mural

    This stamp was issued in 1961 to celebrate Kansas' centennial and was completed by local artist William Counter. 

    306 NW 3rd Street, Abilene, KS, 67410

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  • Train-Mural-Abilene,KS

    Train Mural

    Celebrating Abilene's days as a Chisholm Trail cowtown, this mural by graffiti artist, Whitney Kerry, pay homages to the railroad, which carried hundreds of thousands of head of cattle to eastern...

    207 NE 3rd St, Abilene, KS, 67410

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    Wild Bill Hickok Mural

    Paying respects to Abilene's famous former town marshal, Wild Bill Hickok, this mural was completed in 2018 by local artist William Counter. 

    201 N Buckeye Ave, Abilene, KS, 67410

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