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I just love this site! I think it is very informative because I just love to snoop around Iola and discover new (old) thin...
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Iola Explorations
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Allen County Historical Museum

In a building buit before 1900, Allen County's history is alive and well. Don't wait to come in.

Charlie Melvin Mad Bomber Run and Festivities

Runners, walkers, spectators join the fun on Iola's famous square where a multitude of activites are going to be held.

Don Nichols Car Collection

Hawaii and Iola, Kansas...what do we have in common? Come visit to find out!

Elm Creek Community Garden

Build it, and they will come!

Historic Signs around the square

The largest historic square in the United States! We have historic buildings and now we have historic signs that you can read as you walk around the large but quaint downtown square

Iola Band Concerts

A city band that hasn't stopped tooting its horn for over 142 years!

Iola Colborn's grave site and memorial

How did Iola get her name?

Iola Register

Proudly serving Iola for 4 generations!

Major General Frederick Funston Home, Museum & Statue

Part of this home was built before Kansas was a state, and it is still alive with history!

Memorial Wall for Allen County Veterans

From the War of 1812 to now, veterans have their name on the wall, look for your family and friends.

Molly the Trolley

Is it Molly? Is it Millie? Ride the trolley to find out the scoop on why she has "Millie" painted on her!

Pickle Ball

It's no secret that daily exercise leads to good health. But it can be challenging to find an activity that keeps you coming back day after day! Find out what sweet & sour sport is so addictive!

Rare Zinc Civil War Statue

Did you know there are only four zinc Civil War statues in the state? Visit the old Iola cemetery to find many other historic treasures!

See, Hear Iola

Every month, a guest speaker, a commercial and up to date news is there for the asking

Stoney Lonesome School

See walls and remnants of the old country school where Frederick Funston once taught.

Strickler's Dairy Farm

Holy Cow! You don't even have to get your feet dirty to see this!

Wayne Garrett Children's Garden

Can students cultivate plants and identify weeds in their garden?

Windsor Place Age to Age Learning

Mix the old with the young, and good things happen! Come see the preschool at the Windsor Nursing home that was started September 2010.
contact info
Donna Houser
208 W. Madison Ave
Iola, KS 66749
Phone: 316-841-8276
Fax: 620.365.8078
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