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Address: 124 N.W. Fillmore, Topeka, KS
Phone Number: 785-368-3888
Description: Originally a family farm on the Oregon Trail, this six-acre park features...
Originally a family farm on the Oregon Trail, this six-acre park features an early 20th-century town, an elegant Southern-style mansion, botanical gardens and original log cabins.
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Very cool place.

Warde Meade Park is a very nice place for weddings, picnics, graduation parties. etc. The view of the park is awesome.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 5, 2015
MsD4U
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Topeka, Kansas
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

I learned that nothing is open on Sundays before noon. I was hoping to spend some time in Topeka exploring on the way from Manhattan to Kansas City but I gave up.

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Topeka, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Warde Meade Park is a very nice place for weddings, picnics, graduation parties. etc. The view of the park is awesome.

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Las Cruces, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

We were going to get married in Rocky Mountain National Park but then it flooded in 2013. With a week to go, we booked the chapel at Ward Meade and were amazed at how beautiful everything was. It was a perfect location and I'm blessed that we chose it for our special day. The gardens made for wonderful pictures and... More 

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Topeka, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

This place is near my house so I have visited this place many times over the last 30 years. It has steadily improved in many ways.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

peaceful atmosphere with different colored flowers as far as the eyes can see. simply beautiful.one of the oldest parks here in Kansas. a must see on your visit.

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LaGrange, Georgia
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6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

There was not much to see. We visited on a Sunday. The sign stated there was a tour 12p and 2p. We arrived at noon only to be informed the tour would be only be at 2. Due to some cold weather, the gardens were not very pretty.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014 via mobile

Absoluetely a good time for all ages. It's beautiful and larger grounds than I originally thought. I can't wait to renew my vows in the court yard of the mansion . So gorgeous and fun. Love the history and all the different things to see.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We found ourselves in Topeka with some time to fill and stumbled on this Old Prairie Town. What a wonderful surprise! The park consists of several historic structures, several of which had been meticulously deconstructed, pieces numbered, and reconstructed in this lovely setting. For $4 (ahem, senior rate) we got a tour that lasted almost 2 hours, with knowledgeable explanations... More 

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Caseyville, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

If you are passing through or staying in Topeka, KS (and have time) stop and visit the Ward Mead Historic Park. We got there too late for the tours, but enjoy walking the grounds and seeing the garden. Chester, a staff member, was gracious enough to take time to let us see inside the original family cabin and gave us... More 

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Humble
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6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Old Prairie Town is a jewel of a park. There are several buildings you can tour with a docent (Mabel was ours, and she had a wealth of information!). Everything is immaculate, and shows the great care the staff and volunteers have for this special place: the grounds, the buildings, and all the articles in the buildings. School age children... More 

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Address: Address: 124 N.W. Fillmore, Topeka, KS
Phone Number: 785-368-3888
Location: United States  >  Kansas (KS)  >  Topeka

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