520 W Scott Lake Dr, Scott City Kansas 67871
Herbert Steele first arrived in Scott County
in 1888 and built a home for his family on the ideal land. It was a simple dugout, later updated to a four-room house using sandstone gathered from the surrounding bluffs. The Steele Home has been preserved much as it was a hundred years ago, and now serves as a museum that displays the furnishings and tools used by early settlers.
The museum is located in Lake Scott State Park, and the Steele homestead comprises 640 of the 1180 acres.
Other History nearby:
(Scott City) El Cuartelejo Indian Pueblo
(Scott City) Squaw's Den
(Scott City) Steele Homestead Museum
11/23 Coming to The Scott City area
Wild West Festival Hays City KS July3-6 A typical Kansas fair -- parade, big name music stars, games, demonstrations, competitions and shows, including fireworks.
Dodge City Days Dodge City KS July26-August4 The 10-day celebration hosts more than 50 events including Q-97 FM DODGE CITY DAYS COUNTRY Concert,
the top-rated Dodge City Days Rodeo,
a 2-day Indoor Craft show with over 200 crafters from a 10-state area,
Professional Barbecue Contest.