Tuesday, July 25, 2017
     

Valley Falls, Kansas. Historic town with vision for the future. 

Just after the opening of Kansas territory in 1854, frontier entrepreneurs found a falls on the Grasshopper River that they believed would serve well in powering a mill. Mills would be replaced by elevators and for a century, grinding agricultural produce and serving the farm community was the main commerce. Grasshopper Falls would be platted in 1855 and incorporated in 1869. The grasshopper invasion of the 1870s was devastating and not a good promotional tool for a new and aspiring town. Aided by Legislature, the name of the river was changed to the Delaware (an American Native tribe most dominant in the region) and the twice more named town, eventually became Valley Falls.


  • Betty Wilson 97th!

    Betty Wilson 97th!

  • July 25 Birthdays

    July 25 Birthdays

  • July 27 Birthdays

    July 27 Birthdays

  • Pool Committee breaking ground (2)

    Pool Committee breaking ground (2)

  • New Pool Blg Site

    New Pool Blg Site

  • 2017 Winds storm

    2017 Winds storm

  • Storm hauling

    Storm hauling

  • 2017 May Storm

    2017 May Storm

  • 2017 Arbor Day 6th grade classes

    2017 Arbor Day 6th grade classes

  • Smoke House

    Smoke House

  • Davis Softball Field

    Davis Softball Field

  • Rush Field

    Rush Field

  • Lowry and Johnson

    Lowry and Johnson

  • Heinen Apt

    Heinen Apt

  • Megs

    Megs

  • VF City Hall

    VF City Hall

  • Sunset Haven

    Sunset Haven

  • StewartsOldStore

    StewartsOldStore

  • Delaware Township Hall

    Delaware Township Hall

  • Pastense Pretense

    Pastense Pretense

  • Broadway

    Broadway

  • Linwood Place

    Linwood Place

  • Tree Park

    Tree Park

  • G&M Lawns

    G&M Lawns

  • Historic Lutheran Church

    Historic Lutheran Church

  • Haug

    Haug's Pond

  • Welcome to Valley Falls (Copy)

    Welcome to Valley Falls (Copy)

  • Water Tower

    Water Tower

  • Gazebo

    Gazebo

  • Scene Uptown Valley Falls

    Scene Uptown Valley Falls

  • Gazebo in Spring

    Gazebo in Spring

  • Monument at Hurst Tower

    Monument at Hurst Tower

  • Rosehill Cemetery

    Rosehill Cemetery

Special Notices

Address

417 Broadway

Valley Falls, Kansas 66088

Phone

Phone 785-945-6612

FAX    785-945-3341

Email

vfcity@giantcomm.net – City Clerk
vfcityadmin@giantcomm.net – Administrator
vfcitypolice@giantcomm.net – Police Dept.

vfcitywater@giantcomm.net – Water Dept.

Upcoming Events

CITYWIDE GARAGE SALES
Start Date/Time: Friday, May 19, 2017 7:00 AM
End Date/Time: Saturday, May 20, 2017 3:30 PM
Recurring Event: One time event
Importance: Normal Priority
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