Manhattan, KansasThe Little Apple
Historic Manhattan, Kansas
The Riley County Historical Museum is home to many exhibits that display the unique and interesting history of how Manhattan became a first-class city. Their hours of operation are Tuesday-Friday from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM and Saturday and Sunday from 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM.
The Goodnow House is the home of one of Manhattan’s founders, Isaac Goodnow, that still remains furnished with the families belongings dating back to the 1800s. Their hours of operation are Tuesday-Friday from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM and Saturday and Sunday from 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM.
Kansas State University became the first land-grant college in 1861. The campus is filled with new and old architecture, beautiful scenery, and aspects of various cultures throughout the grounds. Did you know, KSU’s very own All Faiths/Danforth Chapel is devoted to the men of K-State that risked their lives World War II and Korea? Check out K-State’s gorgeous campus, day or night, or even book a tour as a potential student!
Downtown on Poyntz Avenue, you will find the beautifully structured Riley County Courthouse, built in 1906. The courthouse is placed in the heart of downtown Manhattan, right next to the historic Wareham Hotel, where Harry’s is currently located.