EASTERN WOODED HILLS TravelKS.com Kansas Official Travel Guide 47 artist-in-residence, created a mural on the post ofce wall depicting Lecompton prior to 1915 using old photographs. LECOMPTON UNITED METHODIST CHURCH 402 Elmore, (785) 887-6285 lecomptonkansas.com Remodeled 19th century Windsor Hotel. Contains the 19th-century rosewood Chickering grand piano. Originally used at Lane University and is still used today. TERRITORIAL DEMOCRATIC HEADQUARTERS 226 E. 2nd St., (785) 887-6148 lecomptonkansas.com This unique restored stone building is situated on a bluff above the Kansas River. Built as a ferryboat house in the 1850s, it is Lecomptons rst residence. LENEXA FALCON RIDGE GOLF COURSE 20200 Prairie Star Pkwy., (913) 393-4653 falconridgegolf.com Falcon Ridge is a nationally recognized, 18-hole public golf course off of Highway K10 between Lenexa and Lawrence. Cart and club rentals are available. LEGLER BARN MUSEUM COMPLEX 14907 W. 87th St. Pkwy., (913) 492-0038 leglerbarn.org The Legler Barn Museum and Frisco Train Depot and Strang Line Waiting Station are located together in Sar-Ko-Par Trails Park. LOUISBURG POWELL ASTRONOMICAL OBSERVATORY 26500 Melrose St., Lewis-Young City Park, (913) 438-3825 askc.org Huge telescope. Public stargazing Sat. nights May-Oct. MAPLETON KANSAS ROCKS RECREATION PARK 2051 130th St., (913) 785-5611 ksrockspark.com Come explore 240 acres of challenging off-road trails for low-speed 4-wheel drive vehicles, UTVs, bicycles and hiking enjoyment. Sorry, no ATVs or motorcycles. MERRIAM CHATLAIN PARK 63rd Terrace and Carter, (913) 322-5550 merriam.org/park/parks/index. htm 5.25-acre park providing access to Turkey Creek Streamway Trail. Amenities include picnic shelter, playground, ample green space, parking and restrooms. TURKEY CREEK STREAMWAY PARK 57th Street, (913) 322-5550 merriam.org/park/parks/index. htm Four miles of paved, multi-use trail following Turkey Creek. Pass through a wooded area, buttery garden and 4 parks from 75th to Antioch (6 access points). OLATHE MAHAFFIE STAGECOACH STOP AND FARM HISTORIC SITE 1200 Kansas City Rd., (913) 971-5111 mahafe.org Enjoy 1860s living history activities, stagecoach rides and visiting the Mahafe house April- Oct. Activities vary by season, mahafe.org for details. PRAIRIE CENTER 26325 W. 135th St., (913) 856-7669 ksoutdoors.com Just ve minutes from downtown Olathe, renew yourself at a 300-acre tallgrass preserve and education site with trails winding through remnant and reestablished prairie and riparian woodlands. Enjoy ponds, a bedrock creek and an archery range. Located west of Olathe. OSAWATOMIE JOHN BROWN MUSEUM STATE HISTORIC SITE 1000 Main St., John Brown Memorial Park, (913) 755-4384 kshs.org/john_brown The Adair familys cabin, a station on the Underground Railroad and John Browns headquarters, survived the 1856 Battle of Osawatomie. Located on site. OTTAWA OLD DEPOT MUSEUM 135 W. Tecumseh St., (785) 242-1250 olddepotmuseum.org 1888 2-story passenger train depot that serves as a local history museum.