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|Railroad history is headed for Wallace County! The Big Boy #4014 will overnight in Sharon Springs on Friday, Nov 22; the Fort Wallace Museum will be open on Friday from 10-5 MT and on Saturday from 10-4 MT. The 1879 Kansas Pacific Railway House in Wallace will be open for tours on Friday from 1-5 MT; the big limestone building is one of two structures remaining from the original transcontinental line of the Kansas Pacific Railway.|
|The company traces its origins to the 1876 opening of two railroad eating houses located at Wallace, Kansas, and Hugo, Colorado, on the Kansas Pacific Railway. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fred_Harvey_Company Come on into the Fort Wallace Museum to see a facade of the original Wallace Hotel where one of the first Fred Harvey restaurants was established.
2655 Highway 40
Wallace, KS 67761
You can find the Fort Wallace Museum on Google Map and
Wallace Memorial Association is a 501(c)3
organization set up to run the Fort Wallace Museum. |
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Thank You for Donations.
|Free admission with a suggested
$7 per adult.|
Winter hours [1st Sunday of Nov. - 2nd Sunday of March] 10 am-4 pm Thurs.- Sat.
as weather permits.
Summer hours [March 16 - Oct.] 9am-5 pm Mon. -Sat. and 1-5 pm Sunday
*Note: All times are Mountain Time*
Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year's nad Easter