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Founded in 1847 and located in Morris County, (County Seat). Current population estimate, 2371, Elev. 1233 Council Grove is northwest of Emporia and along Hwy 57. The community was built on the banks of the Neosho River near Council Grove Lake. The historic Santa Fe trail runs through the town at the historic Neosho River Crossing.

In 1825 growing traffic over the Santa Fe trail brought a government survey and right-of-way treaties with the Osage Native American nation. A large grove of trees became the rendezvous for westward bound wagon trains. The Kaw Mission State Historic Site is a popular attraction.

The annual Wah-Shun-Gah Days Festival 2004. Planned for the 3rd Weekend in June 18, 19, & 20, 2004.

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07/02 Coming to The area
Heart of America Shakespeare Festival Kansas City MO June18-July7 The Heart of America Shakespeare Festival is set under the stars in South Moreland Park near Nelson Atkins Museum of Art. It is a perfect way to spend a summer evening with family and friends. They have several programs to study and explore such as Speaker's Bureau and Poster and Sonnet Contest. The faculty includes theatre professionals, actors, and educators experienced in performing and teaching Shakespeare. Many of the instructors are veterans of festival productions.

Kansas State Fair Hutchinson KS September6-15 Each year, over 400,000 visitors flock to the Kansas State Fair to visit a wide array of exhibits, partake in fabulous Fair food, and see the amazing butter sculpture.
Greater Kansas Citry Japan Festival Kansas City MO October6 Cekebrating the cultural of Japan.