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Shawnee County, Kansas Landmarks

The landmarks listed below are located in Shawnee County, Kansas.

Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site

Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site

Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas, 66612
Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site was established in Topeka, Kansas, on October 26, 1992, by the United States Congress to commemorate the landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision aimed at ending racial segregation in public schools.

Grace Episcopal Cathedral

Grace Episcopal Cathedral

Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas, 66603
Grace Episcopal Cathedral is the seat of the Episcopal Diocese of Kansas. The cruciform structure was built in the Gothic Revival style. The exterior features two towers that flank the main fa├žade.

Great Overland Station

Great Overland Station

Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas, 66608
Great Overland Station, listed on the National Register of Historic Places as Union Pacific Railroad Passenger Depot, is a museum and former railroad station in Topeka, Kansas.

Kansas Museum of History

Kansas Museum of History

Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas, 66615
The Kansas Museum of History is the state historical museum in Topeka, Kansas. It presents Kansas history from the prehistoric to modern eras in 30,000 square feet (2,800 m2) of exhibits.

Kansas State Capitol

Kansas State Capitol

Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas, 66612
Home to one of the largest capitol domes in the United States, the Kansas dome is the only one in the United States that continues to offer dome tours. There are 296 steps leading up from the fifth floor to the top of the dome.

St. Joseph's Catholic Church

St. Joseph's Catholic Church

Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas, 66603
St. Joseph's Catholic Church is a historic Roman Catholic church in Topeka, Kansas. It was established to serve the needs of the growing population of Volga Germans, ethnic Germans from Russia.

Stormont Vail Events Center (Kansas Expocentre)

Stormont Vail Events Center (Kansas Expocentre)

Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas, 66612
The Stormont Vail Events Center is a 10,000-seat multi-purpose arena built in 1987 in Topeka, Kansas. The 80-acre (320,000 m2) site has a long history of use for activities related to agriculture, farming, exhibitions, education and entertainment.

Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library

Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library

Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas, 66604
The Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library is a public library located in Topeka, Kansas. It was founded in 1870 when the Ladies' Library Association met to start a library.

Topeka High School

Topeka High School

Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas, 66612
Topeka High School was established in 1871, and moved to its current location in 1931. The school offers a variety of sports and extracurricular activities, and notable alumni include Charles Curtis, 31st Vice President of the United States.

Topeka Zoo

Topeka Zoo

Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas, 66606
The Topeka Zoo is a medium-sized zoo in Topeka, Kansas. Despite its size, it houses over 250 animals in a number of exhibits, including one of the first indoor tropical rain forests in the United States.

Top 10 Most Popular Shawnee County Landmarks

  1. Kansas State Capitol
  2. Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site
  3. Topeka High School
  4. Grace Episcopal Cathedral
  5. Topeka Zoo
  6. Kansas Museum of History
  7. Great Overland Station
  8. St. Joseph's Catholic Church
  9. Stormont Vail Events Center (Kansas Expocentre)
  10. Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library

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