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I also agree with Sandy about checking out the town when you are in Victoria along with visiting the "Cathedral of the Pla...
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Capuchin Franciscan Friars Sculpture

A sculpture by Hays artist, Pete Felten, depicts the Capuchin Franciscan Friars who served as priests in the new Ellis County communities.

Early Pioneers of Victoria Historical Landmark

This marker is dedicated to two groups of settlers in Victoria.

English Cemetery

This location is the final resting place for 18 Scottish and British pioneers who were some of the original community members.

George Grant Memorial

George Grant was the founder and leader of the English colony of Victoria and he brought the first Angus cattle to America in 1873.

George Grant Villa

Grant came to America in 1872 in search of a place to build a country estate on which to retire. This became reality when his 2-story home constructed of native limestone overlooking Big Creek was completed.

History of Victoria

Just as the railroad had a major impact on the town's development, the completion of I-70 in 1966 had a big impact on the physical development of Victoria.

Iron Crosses

110 iron cross grave markers stand out among the traditional stone monuments in St. Fidelis Cemetery.

St. Fidelis Church

Also known as "Cathedral of the Plains," it is the largest Church west of the Mississippi and is currently one of the 8 Wonders of Kansas.

Union Pacific Caboose

In the late 1980s, the Union Pacific Railroad Company phased out many of their cabooses on their trains and the community of Victoria was selected to receive one.

Union Pacific Gravesite

The gravesite of six railroad workers killed by Cheyenne Indians on August 1, 1867 is commemorated at this site.

Volga German Immigrant Statue

This lifesize statue depicts the German immigrants that came to America from Russia.
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City Clerk - Mary Pfeifer
1005 4th St.
Victoria, KS 67671
Phone: 785.735.2259
Fax: 785.735.2260
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