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Annual US 36 Treasure Hunt

Washington, the county seat, is located on US Hwy 36.  The Courthouse features an art deco interior and is open for visitors.  The population is 1095.  The Courthouse Square features specialty shops including Washington County Clay Pottery items.  The Historical Museum and Genealogy Library gives the visitor an intriguing look into yesteryear, as well as the genealogist looking for family roots.

Specialty shops along “C” Street include Donna’s Dollhouse, Smokey Hills Boots, Owen’s Originals and Kansas Territorial Brewing.  Cedar Hills Gold Course is 3 miles south of Washington on Hwy 15.  MarCon Pies helps make Washington County the “Pie Capital of Kansas.:  Herrs Memory Land an KSDS provide tours by appointment.  The City Park provides free overnight camping with hookups.

Washington County Fishing Lake is located 12 miles northwest of Washington, having a 65 acre lake and 352 acres of public hunting land.

Website: http://www.washingtonks.net/


Attractions:

KSDS

A non-profit training facility for service dogs. Demonstrations by appointment only.

Tuesday & Thursday preferred, however arrangements can be made to coincide with your schedule.

No admission – Donations recommended

Visit KSDS’s website here.

Washington County Historical Museum and Genealogy Library

216 Ballard, Washington

2 Buildings plus a one-room schoolhouse to visit – Donation requested.  On Facebook.

Herrs Memory Lane

F & College St, Washington

A 50 plus year collection of vintage cars, trucks, tractors, and engines.  Lawrence and Cara Herrs are dedicated to the preservation and heritage of vintage conveyance.

Monday thru Friday – Call for an appointment at 785-325-2875.  Admission charged.

A must see for vintage vehicle enthusiasts. On Facebook.

Cedar Hills Golf Course

1344 Quivira, Washington

785-325-2424

Public grass- green 9 hole golf course with tee boxes set-up to play an 18 hole course.

Racing:

Jayhusker Racing

3/4 Midget racing during the summer at the Washington County Fairgrounds track during the summer months.

For a complete schedule visit Jayhusker Racing’s website


Dining:

MARCON Pies

124 W 8th St, Washington

Pie Factory – Walking distance from KSDS

Pies available for purchase.

Visit MarCon Pies’ s website.

Kansas Territory Brewing Company

310 C St, Washington

Microbrewery – Open Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings.

Visit Kansas Territory Brewing Company’s website.

Mayberry’s

307 C St, Washington

Western style restaurant.  On Facebook

785-325-2778

Game Time Sports Bar

106 W 4th, Washington

On Facebook.

785-510-6060

Gambino’s Pizza

317 W 7th, Washington

Visit Gambino’s Pizza website


Shopping:

Miss Donna’s Dollhouse

313 C St, Washington

Ladies fashions and accessories located at affordable prices.

On Facebook.

Smokey Hills Boots

315 C St, Washington

Large selection of boots for the entire family, as well as western wear.

On Facebook.

Owen’s Originals & Floral

211 C St, Washington

Locally created pottery made from Washington County Clay

Monday – Saturday

Visit Owen’s Originals & Floral Website

Zabokrtsky Hardware

215 C St, Washington

Old fashioned hardware store with those hard to find items.

Monday – Saturday    |      On Facebook

Country Antiques

306 West 6th, Washington

All those items from by-gone days just waiting for a new home

785-325-2051

Visit Country Antiques Website


Lodging:

Washington City Park

Washington City Park

Free overnight camping – RV hookups

785-325-2284

K-Motel

785-325-2100

Washington Motel

785-325-2281

Visit Washington Motel’s Website