From the Historic Leatherock Hotel Bed & Breakfast Bed & Breakfast/Suites and Museums

Enjoy Montgomery County. Here are some special links for your visit.


Southeast Kansas (SEK)

State of  Kansas & Montgomery County:

Access Kansas
Official Kansas Site; living, learning, working & operating a business in Kansas, recreation & travel, Kansas government

Department of Transportation
Road & weather conditions, publications & maps, bicycle guide, driver's licenses, Kansas turnpike

Department of Wildlife & Parks
Hunting & fishing reports, state parks, education programs, wildlife magazine, brochures, outdoor store, conservation links

Kansas Department of Travel & Tourism
Kansas: Simply Wonderful: Get-A-Way guide, travel interests, destination finder by interest & geographic area, community links, arts & culture, nature-based tourism

SEK Tourism Region
Natural beauty, history, small town hospitality, attractions, museums, recreation, events, maps

Montgomery County Action Council
Quality of life, business & industry, available businesses, taxes, council calendar, community links, membership
Montgomery County Cities & Chambers of Commerce:

City of Cherryvaale

City of Caney
Caney Valley Speedway, Safari Paradise Zoo, community profile, Chamber of Commerce, historical society, events, churches, education

City of Coffeyville
Brown Mansion, Dalton Defenders Museum, Center for Arts, Chamber of Commerce, community profile, events, churches, business & industry

Coffeyville Community College
Catalog, academics, admissions, students, event calendar, athletics

Elk City, Kansas
Oldest town in Montgomery County, history, special events, churches, education, organizations, poets corner,

City of Independence
Elk City Reservoir, Independence Museum, Riverside Park & Zoo, Little House On Prairie, Science & Technology Center, community profile, events, attractions, business & industry, member directory

Independence Community College
Academics, admissions, students, events, business/tech, athletics

Other SEK Cities / Chambers of Commerce:

Baxter Springs
Route 66, Museum, Spooklight, Chamber of Commerce, community profile, calendar, attractions, churches, education

City of Chanute
Martin & Osa Johnson Safari Museum, Art Gallery, Chamber of Commerce, calendar, attractions, churches, education

City of Chetopa
Catfish & Pecan Capital of Kansas, Spoonbill Tournament

City of Columbus
Big Brutus, Hot Air Balloon Regatta, Genealogical Historical Society, Museum, Chamber of Commerce, calendar, attractions

City of Fredonia
Gold Dust Hotel, Wilson County Historical Museum, Chamber of Commerce, event calendar, attractions, churches

Town of Hallowell
Claythorne Sportsman Lodge, 10-station sporting clay course

City of Neodesha
Norman No.1 Historic Oil Well Museum, Stone House Gallery, Historic Indian Trails, Chamber of Commerce, calendar, attractions, churches

City of Oswego
Riverside Park, Museum, Sportsman Pits & Wildlife Area, calendar, attractions, churches

City of Parsons
Parsons Lake, Iron Horse Museum, Labette Community College, Arboretum, Chamber of Commerce, events, churches, business & industry, organizations

City of Sedan
Emmett Kelly Museum, Yellow Brick Road, Red Buffalo Ranch, Hollow Park, Chamber of Commerce, community profile, calendar, attractions

Route 66 "Main Street America" Association/Museums

Kansas Route 66 Association
Galena, Riverton, Baxter Springs, history, map and membership form

West of the State of Kansas:
California Historic Route 66 Association, La Verne, CA

California Route 66 Museum,
Victorville, CA

Route 66 Mother Road Museum,
Barstow, CA

Route 66 Territory Visitors Bureau
Rancho Cucamonga, CA

Historic Route 66 Association of Arizona, Kingman, AZ

New Mexico Route 66 Association, Albuquerque, NM

Route 66 Association of Texas,
McLean, TX

Texas Old Route 66 Association, McLean, TX       

National Route 66 Federation
Tujunga, CA
Route 66 history, current Route 66 news, Adapt-A-Hundred (miles) Program, photo & postcard gallery, 66 Super store, membership

East of the State of Kansas:
Route 66 Association of Illinois,
Rolling Meadows, IL

Route 66 Association of Missouri,
St Louis, MO

Oklahoma Route 66 Association,
Oklahoma City, OK

Route 66 Hall of Fame, McLean, IL

Route 66 Museum, Clinton, OK
Interpreting the Route 66 experience where the East  meets the West!

National Route 66 Museum, Elk City, OK
Travel all eight states along The Mother Road with murals, recorded histories, and vignettes depicting the eras and interesting places that made Route 66 so famous.

Original Historic Route 66
Where the Mother Road meets "the Information Superhighway", facts, books & maps, events, bike trails, photo gallery, links,

Route U.S. 66 Motorcycle Association, Girard, IL

Railroad Museums, Attractions, & Points-of-Interests

Useful Railroad Links:
American Freedom Trains,
Southern California
Preservation and education of both 1977-49 Freedom Train and 1975-76 Bicentennial American Freedom Train; history, photo gallery, current events, gift store

Fred Harvey & The Harvey Girls
Hotels, lunchrooms and restaurants along the Santa Fe in the Old West

Pentrex Railroad Videos & Books, Southern California
Producers of railroad videos & books on historic railroads, model trains, train travel

Post Card Tour of Selected US Railroad Stations
Color post cards classified by cities and states

Railroad Data Base of Specific Railroads
Links to websites covering specific current railroad companies and/or fallen flag lines

Railroad Links World-Wide      
Definitive directory of railroad Websites divided into four useful sections

Railway & Locomotive Historical Society, Inc, Nationwide
Oldest organization in North America devoted to railroad history, local chapters

Railroad Stations of Route 66, Along the Mother Road
Chicago to Los Angeles; provided by California Historical Route 66 Association

Train Web Site
Covers most aspects of railroading; modeling, rail fanning, photos, jobs, travel, etc

Western Railroaders' Hall of Fame & Museum
Railroad historical museum, railroaders' Hall of Fame; Mid-Western Railroaders' Hall of Fame & Museum, repository of railroaders and railroad history

Railroad Attractions, State of Kansas:
Department of Transportation, Kansas
Kansas railroad map, railroad density map, road & weather conditions

Kansas Railroad Attractions 
Tourist railroads, museums, historical stations, and other railroad interests

Railroads In Kansas
Kansas railroad site; railroad history, timelines, trails, towns, Kansas heritage

Surviving Steam Locomotives in Kansas
Locomotive class & numbers, railroad owners and present locations

Abilene & Smokey Valley Railroad, Abilene
10-mile round-trip train ride through the Smokey Hill River Valley from historic Abilene to Enterprise

Great Plains Transportation Museum, Wichita
Indoor and outdoor displays of steam, electric, and diesel locomotive and equipment

Harvey House Museum, Florence  
Parts of the original 1878 Clifton House or hotel, the first Harvey House offering sleeping accommodations is now a museum, National Register of Historic Places

Heart of the Heartlands, Corona
Preserver of southeast Kansas, northeast Oklahoma, & SW Missouri area railway history, organizes motor car & public train excursions

Midland Railway, Baldwin City
Volunteer-operated intrastate passenger railroad built 1867 on former town site of Norwood, 11-mile round trip through scenic eastern Kansas farmlands and woods

WATCO Companies, Pittsburg, Kansas
Foremost short-line/regional railroad in Kansas, operate short-lines in Oklahoma, Missouri, Colorado, Texas, Louisiana, Idaho, Oregon, Washington

Railroad Attractions, North & West of Kansas:
Colorado Railroad Attractions

Nebraska Railroad Attractions

Other States North & West of Kansas

Railroad Attractions, South & East of Kansas:
Oklahoma Railroad Attractions

Missouri Railroad Attractions

Other States South & East of Kansas

Other Useful Web Sites

Santa Fe Corner
Kansas-made products, Cherryvale hand-made gifts & crafts, railroad oriented gifts, railroad posters & prints, etc

My Only Catalog.Com
Secure site, hundreds of catalogs in one place, shop by catalog or categories, view cart, customer service

International web site design and development, consulting, hosting, maintenance company

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1999-2016 Leatherock Hotel Bed & Breakfast.  Web Site created, compiled by Wayne Hallowell

The above information is a part of Cherryvale, Kansas heritage and the legacy of the historic
Leatherock Hotel Bed & Breakfast
and Museum
420 North Depot Street Cherryvale, KS 67335
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