Lincoln County Welcome to Sylvan Grove, KS

  Sylvan Grove

Gateway to Lake Wilson

Special Events

Yesterday House Museum, located on main street, features the largest barbed wire collection in the region as well as turn of the century historical items and history of the Post Rock area. Open: May through October on Saturday & Sunday 1-5 PM. For appointment anytime phone 526-7270. The museum is maintained by the Sylvan Grove Historical Society.

Old-style service station in downtown Sylvan Grove, Kansas It is worth the time to drive around and see some of the interesting architecture such as the vintage 1920s garage, the old blacksmith shop on Main Street, and some lovely old homes in the residential areas.

Vonada Stone Quarry and Farm is located six and one-half miles north of Sylvan Grove on Highway K-181. Quarry tours, stone-cutting demonstrations and historical information. For appointment call Duane Vonada, (913) 526-7391.

Wilson Lake close to Sylvan Grove, Kansas
It's only ten minutes to beautiful Lake Wilson which includes 9000 acres of recreational water with a shoreline of over 100 miles. Excellent facilities exist for fishing, boating, water skiing, swimming and family activities.

Sylvan Grove is adjacent to over 10,000 acres of Federal and State Wildlife Management Areas -- most include public hunting.

A stone double-arch bridge is located nine miles north of Sylvan on Highway K-181. It was a meeting place for three different ethnic groups in the settling days of the area.

Kansas Originals Market on I-70, Kansas Nearby attractions include:


Custom Designed Tours of the area may be arranged by contacting the Lincoln Area Chamber of Commerce at 785-524-4934.

City of Sylvan Grove   (785) 526-7188
118 S. Main, P.O. Box 68 / Sylvan Grove, KS 67481

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August 18, 1999 / Ramie Schulteis / Sylvan Grove, Kansas /

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