Sleep Inn & Suites
202 West 11th St
Coffeyville, KS 67337
Phone: (620) 688-6400
Fax: (620) 688-6401
Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, this 16-room, three-story mansion is furnished with much of the original furniture used by the W.P. Brown family. The main floor features a two-story entry, living room, parlor, music room, library, solarium, dining room with a signed Tiffany chandelier, billiard room, kitchen, and the maid
The Ringling Brother's Circus Monument marks the graves of Charles Smith and Charles Walters, two Ringling Brother's Circus employees that were struck by lightning and killed during bad weather on the morning of June 10, 1897. Several others were injured. The monument is "an exact replica of the stricken post, right down to the rope and the chain that the men were using to hoist the big top."
The Independence Public Library is normally open on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Thursdays until 8:00 p.m., and 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Saturdays.
This is where Little House on the Prairie took place and Carrie Ingalls was born. Visitors can visit the Little House on the Prairie Historical Site from mid-March through October, Monday through Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Sundays.
Owned and operated by the City of Independence, the Riverside Park & Zoo features a miniature train, carousal, miniature golf, a kiddie land and more.
A recreated 1800s pioneer village museum that features an authentic turn-of-the-century working ranch, a two story saloon, a post office, trading post, rock jail house, covered bridge, rock depot, and much more. All of the buildings were built with hand-hewn Arkansas bull pine and Missouri red and white oak.
Visit this restored Victorian hotel that was built in 1900 and see an array of period furnishings, rare photographs, clothing, and glassware depicting the early lifestyles of the area.