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August, 2008 in Independence

Ceremony: First United Methodist Church
Reception: Civic Center


First United Methodist Church - Ceremony - 200 S Penn Ave, Independence, KS, 67301

First United Methodist Church

200 S Penn Ave
Independence, KS 67301, US


Civic Center - Reception - N Penn Ave & W Locust St, Independence, KS, 67301

Civic Center

N Pennsylvania Ave & W Locust St
Independence, KS 67301, US
(620) 332-2500


Appletree Inn - Hotel - 201 N 8th St, Independence, KS, United States

Appletree Inn

201 N 8th St
Independence, KS, United States
620-331-5500 or 888-722-2525


Super 8 Motel - Hotel - 2800 W Main, Independence, KS, United States

Super 8

2800 West Main Street
Independence, KS, United States


Microtel Inn & Suites - Hotel - 2917 W Main St, Independence, KS, United States


2917 West Main Street
Independence, KS, United States
(620) 331-0088

Park & Zoo:

Park & Zoo - Park & Zoo - United States

Park & Zoo

, United States

"Rehearsal dinner picnic Free zoo, 5-cent carousel rides, 25-cent miniature train rides, $1 miniature golf, tennis courts, swimming pool, playground"



1415 N Penn Ave
Independence, KS 67301, US

"This is Anonymous's favorite ice cream and limeade place - they make wonderful "real" limeades, and she has to get one every time she's home! Braum's is a family-owned regional chain with its own dairy in Oklahoma."


El Pueblito

1721 N Penn Ave
Independence, KS, US
(620) 331-5860

"This is a popular locally-owned Mexican restaurant with good food and good prices. Even if there's a line of people waiting, it won't take too long to get in."


Brothers Railroad Inn

113 S Penn Ave
Independence, KS 67301, US
(620) 331-3335

"Brothers Railroad is a popular local restaurant specializing in pizza and Italian fare. Weekend hours: Fri & Sat 5-10, Sunday 11-2"


Big Cheese Pizza

103 E Main St
Independence, KS, United States

"Big Cheese has the best pizza in town and a good salad bar. Weekend hours: Fri & Sat 11AM-10PM, closed Sunday"


Uncle Jack's

104 N Penn Ave
Independence, KS, United States

"Uncle Jack's is a nice locally-owned restaurant in a neat downtown building that was a music store for many years. Open 11AM - 10PM Monday - Saturday. Closed Sunday."


John's Kitchen and Pub

119 W Main St
Independence, KS 67301, US
(620) 331-4747

"This is a good locally-owned restaurant."


Dairy Queen

1325 N Penn Ave
Independence, KS 67301, US



1724 W Main St
Independence, KS 67301, US
(620) 331-0520

"Eggbert's is a locally-owned restaurant that is frequented by locals for breakfast."


Pizza Hut

1801 N Pennsylvania Ave
Independence, KS, United States


Little House On the Prairie

Cr 3000
Independence, KS, United States

"The official historic site of the Little House on the Prairie where Laura Ingalls Wilder and her family lived for a short time is located southwest of Independence, Kansas. A small log cabin was reconstructed by local community volunteers following the description found in Laura Ingalls Wilder's book. All the references to surrounding terrain can be found a short distance from the cabin - the Indian camp along Onion Creek, the high prairie where the girls played."


Independence Historical Museum - Attraction - 123 N 8th St, Independence, KS, United States

Independence Historical Museum

123 N 8th St
Independence, KS, United States

"Hours: Wed-Sat 10-4, Sun 1-5 The museum creates a sense of exciting evolution from the 1800's when Independence was called "Hay Town", to the present, now a busy Southeast Kansas City of more than 10,000 people. The museum's permanent exhibits in 22 rooms tell stories of the early settlers' lifestyle; the history of the oil industry; some of the Indian Culture collection and various historical artifacts. Sculptures, antique china, crystal and other rare collections are on display in the foyer and throughout the museum."


Historic Home Tour (starting point)

500 E Myrtle St
Independence, KS 67301, US

"This self-guided tour is approximately 1.6 miles in length and will take approximately 45 minutes to walk. (All homes are privately owned and are not open for tours. Please stay on city sidewalks and respect all property.)"


Riverside Beach Family Aquatic Center

E Oak St
Independence, KS, United States
(620) 331-4620

"The outdoor Riverside Beach Family Aquatic Center is a new 12,775 square foot facility will be home to 2 water slides, a leisure pool, 388,979 gallons of water and lots of family fun all summer long! The pool is open seven days a week (from Memorial Day to Labor Day) from 1:00 pm - 8:00 pm."


Science and Technology Center

125 S Penn Ave
Independence, KS 67301, US

"The center is a fun-filled and educational science laboratory for all ages. $3.00 per person. Open daily, Sunday-Saturday, 1:00-5:00 p.m."


Brown Mansion

S Walnut St & Eldridge St
Coffeyville, KS 67337, US
620-251-2550 or 800-626-3357

"Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the beautiful home is situated in a commanding position atop a hill. Inviting first and second-story verandas grace the south and west sides. An ornate portico tops the porte cochere. These and other features have caused the home to be labeled the “Brown Mansion” ever since its completion in 1906. The main floor includes a two-story entry, living room, parlor, music room, library, solarium, dining room, billiard room, kitchen, and maid’s quarters. Five bedrooms and three full baths are on the second floor. The entire third floor is a ballroom which at times served as a schoolroom and gymnasium for the Brown’s son. A full basement houses the butler’s quarters, laundry, heating system, walk-in-icebox, wine cellar, and storage rooms. Open Mon,Thur,Sat 11-4, Sun 1-4."


Dalton Defenders Museum

113 E 8th St
Coffeyville, KS 67337, US

"On October 5, 1892, the Dalton Gang tried to rob two banks in Coffeyville, Kansas. The gang was made up of Grat, Bob, and Emmett Dalton; Bill Power; and Dick Broadwell. As the gang crossed the Plaza to enter the two banks, the Daltons were recognized by townspeople, who raised the alarm. Citizens armed themselves with weapons from nearby hardware stores. When the bandits, with nearly $25,000, emerged from the Condon and First National Banks, they were fired upon. In the ensuring gun battle, eight men died. Today a visitor to Coffeyville can re-live the historic Dalton raid. The layout of the Plaza area remains much the same. The Perkins Building, home of the Condon Bank during the raid, has been completely restored. Bronze markers are placed in cement indicating where the defenders fell. Death Alley contains an Old Jail, where a recording relates details of the raid. In Elmwood Cemetery, a single granite stone marks the graves of Bob and Grant Dalton and Bill Power. Dick Broadwell, the other bandit killed in the raid, is buried in Hutchinson."


Big Brutus

6509 NW 60th St
West Mineral, KS, United States

"Second largest electric mining shovel in the world - retired coal mining shovel that is 16 stories tall"


Martin & Osa Johnson Safari Museum

111 N Lincoln Ave
Chanute, KS, United States

"In the first half of the 20th century an American couple from Kansas named Martin and Osa Johnson captured the public's imagination through their films and books of adventure in exotic, far-away lands...Photographers, explorers, naturalists and authors, Martin and Osa studied the wildlife and peoples of East and Central Africa, the South Pacific Islands and British North Borneo...They explored then unknown lands and brought back knowledge of cultures thousands of miles away through their films, writings and lectures. ...The Martin and Osa Johnson Safari Museum is located in Osa's hometown of Chanute, Kansas. The museum is the main center for the collection and distribution of information concerning the lives and accomplishments of Martin and Osa Johnson."


Safari Zoological Park

1751 CR 1425
Caney, KS 67333, US
(620) 879-2885

"Open Monday through Saturday - tours on the hour from 10:00 to 4:00. Closed Sunday."


Yellow Brick Road

215 E Main St
Sedan, KS 67361, US

"This road of over 11,000 bricks, which represent every state in the U.S. and 29 foreign countries, stretches over a mile long, making it the world's longest yellow brick road. Open year-round Monday-Saturday 10:00-5:00."


Elk City Reservoir

4825 Squaw Creek Rd
Independence, KS, United States
(620) 331-6295

"Hiking trails, boating, camping, picnic areas, overlook area by dam"


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