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Native Stone Scenic Byway

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Discover the natural beauty of the panoramic Native Stone Scenic Byway. Seen in everything from hillsides to courthouses, these amazing natural limestone formations and stonework used in architecture can be found along Hwy. K-4 and Hwy. K-99 in the Mission Creek and Mill Creek valleys, as well as through the stunning Flint Hills in Shawnee and Wabaunsee counties. Limestone is the bedrock on which much of Kansas rests, and this stone has been the building block of many historical buildings and the source of countless natural landmarks. The Native Stone Scenic Byway highlights both the natural wonder of rock formations and the amazing craftwork of masons who built the small towns and communities with native stone Highlights along the 48-mile Natural Stone Scenic Byway include: *1878 Sage Inn and Stagecoach Station – Stop by this charming, 130-year-old bed and breakfast made from native limestone in Dover. *1905 Henry Sump Barn – This magnificent redwood and limestone barn is a slice of Americana; located just south of Alma. *Wabaunsee County Courthouse – This iconic stone structure is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. *Alma Creamery – Tour this 50-year-old company to see how handcrafted cheese makes its way from the farm to the dinner table. *Wabaunsee County Historical Museum – Visit this museum to learn more about prairie life in the Flint Hills. *Lake Wabaunsee – Take time on your trip to relax, picnic, boat, swim or golf at this lovely lake.

 

See photos from across the Byway HERE!

 

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August 19, 2017! Hot Alma Nights!

 

Native Stone Scenic Byway Fall Stone Fence Workshop

Wabaunsee County Stone Fences 

 October 14 & 15, 2017

Click HERE for application

Upcoming Events
Alma Manor Fireworks Show Jun 29, 2017 08:00 PM - 10:00 PM — Alma
Aqua Zumba/Dance Party Jul 08, 2017 07:00 PM - 08:00 PM — Alma
Wabaunsee County Fair Jul 28, 2017 - Aug 01, 2017
Back To School Fair Aug 12, 2017 10:00 AM - 01:15 PM — Maple Hill
Hot Alma Nights Aug 19, 2017 10:00 AM - 11:55 PM — Main Street, Alma; DJ's Bar
Lake Wabaunsee Fall Market Sep 02, 2017 09:00 AM - 03:00 PM — Lake Wabaunsee
14th Annual Paxico Blues Festival Sep 16, 2017 11:00 AM - 08:00 PM — Paxico
Native Stone Scenic Byway Fall Stone Fence Workshop Oct 14, 2017 - Oct 15, 2017 — Lake Wabaunsee
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