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the website is great. Love the history.
John Jones
Keller, TX
SE Kansas
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.

China Palace

Whether you want a huge selection from a buffet, or you want a special meal from the menu, this is the place to find authenic Chinese food.

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!

Fearless Fred Trolley

Fearless Fred is a Trolley? Come take a ride to find out why Iola's most recently purchased trolley is named Fearless Fred!

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 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!

Mary L. Martin Art Gallery

Different genres, artists and sculptures are featured in this art gallary

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.

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!

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?
contact info
Donna Houser
205 E. Madison Ave
Iola, KS 66749
Phone: 620.228.0439
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