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William Allen White House

927 Exchange St, Emporia, KS 66801-3040
+1 620-342-2800
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Who the heck was William Allen White?

The tour was $6 per person, lasted about an hour and was worth every cent. I didn't know anything... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Petdefence
Great slice of local and national history

It's definitely worth a stop, as it takes only one hour to take the tour and browse the visitors... read more

Reviewed 26 May 2018
countryeditor
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Madison, Wisconsin
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“red rocks” (4 reviews)
“politics” (2 reviews)
“furnishings” (2 reviews)
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927 Exchange St, Emporia, KS 66801-3040
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+1 620-342-2800
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The tour was $6 per person, lasted about an hour and was worth every cent. I didn't know anything about him, the house or his family. It turns out that he was in fact very important and influential in US and World politics. The story...More

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Reviewed 26 May 2018

It's definitely worth a stop, as it takes only one hour to take the tour and browse the visitors' center. The tour guide said 95% of the furnishings in the home are original. The only disappointment is that visitors are not allowed to see the...More

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Reviewed 7 August 2017

We had been to/thru Emporia many times but had never stopped at Red Rocks. It is an impressive structure and our guide did a fine job informing us about the White family and the structure's history.

Thank Trevor W
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Reviewed 9 July 2017

We visited Red Rocks SHS on our "state-cation". There is a typewriter in the lobby to document your visit to this historic site. Tours are given!

Thank Casey E
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Reviewed 10 October 2016

Not a whole lot going on with this tour, but still enjoyable. We were able to learn something about the history of Emporia and how one of its residents were able to impact national politics. Short tour of about an hour and cheap. It was...More

Thank marshalljeff
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Reviewed 26 September 2016

After visiting the Emporia Zoo we ventured over to the William Allen White House for a tour. What an interesting place. We learned so much about William Allen White that we had never known before. We had a wonderful tour guide who really helped us...More

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Reviewed 12 September 2016

Downtown Emporia looks much like it did in the 1950's. You need to see this if you have not experienced classic America.

Thank RattlesnakeCharlie
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Reviewed 28 July 2016

This is a very important part of Emporia's history. Many famous folks have sought William Allen White's counsel regarding world affairs. "Red Rocks" is steeped in things of historical import. If you visit Emporia, this should be on your list of "things to do".

Thank lewmath62
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Reviewed 23 June 2016

William Allen White was nationally syndicated columnist. Friends with many presidents who visited him in Emporia. House and grounds available for tour. Best tour stop in Emporia

Thank Michael M
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Reviewed 11 October 2014

Famous Kansan William Allen White's Emporia home, also know as Red Rocks, was an interesting an informative guided tour. William Allen White was not only well-known in Kansas, he was nationally and internationally respected. The Red Rocks home entertained five U.S. presidents and other famous...More

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