Chase County Historical Society


In a historic corner brick commercial building, this small museum has engaging displays about the county's history including the nearby 1931 plane crash that killed legendary Notre Dame football coach Knute Rockne.

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Nearby Kansas attractions

1. County Courthouse


Don't miss the showstopping County Courthouse in Cottonwood Falls. Completed in 1873, it is a fantasy of French Renaissance style.

2. Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve

4.05 MILES

This 11,000-acre national preserve, 2 miles northwest of Strong City, is a perfect place to hike the prairie, with its 40 miles of scenic trails. Bison…