Historic Hotel Bed & Breakfast/Suites and
Welcome to the
Historic Leatherock Hotel Bed & Breakfast in the City of Cherryvale,
Southeast Kansas, where the "BEST TASTING RURAL WATER IN THE NATION" is served every
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feature of the Leatherock Hotel Bed and Breakfast is the
Station Agent's Room
on the main
floor, as part of the continuing ambitious restoration project of the
historic 1912 railroad hotel in Southeast Kansas.
guest- room is a replica of the agents office in the historic Cherryvale
Santa Fe Depot built in 1910 on North Depot Street. It reflects
Cherryvale's "Golden Age" of steam rail transportation with railroad maps,
photographs, drawings, and Santa Fe memorabilia.
The Leatherock Hotel Bed & Breakfast was built as
an eatery and an overnight stop-over point at the crossings of
Santa Fe Railway from
Kansas City to Tulsa and the
St. Louis and San Francisco
Come and enjoy
when trains traveled five different
routes through Cherryvale and still do today.
Other rooms and suites are being
and thoughtfully restored to various periods of the Hotel's and Cherryvale's history.
The PCR Management Corporation, a Nevada Corporation, has been contracted to
complete this work..
famous celebrities that where born in
Cherryvale, Kansas, will be honored with Bed & Breakfast suites and guestrooms. The Santa Fe Corner Gift Shop will soon be open featuring railroad, travel and toy gift
items along with many Kansas-made products. The
Frisco Conference / Banquet Hall, and the
Santa Fe Lounge are available to rent for your group activities and entertainment.
We are just
1-mile east at the junction of U.S. Highway 169 and Cherryvale Main Street
where local trucking facilities, Sonic Drive-In, and Jump Start
gas/diesel/convenience store are located.
Cherryvale has many family
Just click above links.
*This year the Public Wholesale Water
Supply District No. 4 serving Cherryvale, was judged the "Best Tasting
Water in the Nation" by the National Rural Water Association.
thought everything was wonderful. I have recommended it to everyone in
town. I will definitely be back. Thanks for everything. Cherryvale is warm
& friendly. A very charming town."--Mike
& Jennifer, Kansas
appreciate the hospitality and welcome we have received during our 5
visits and hope to see the progress with time as it looks like a
formidable project and admire the effort being put into it."--Leslie
P, West Africa,
Stay was short at this wonderful old place but we enjoyed the room, the
tour, and the atmosphere. Thank you, Wayne...I believe we shall come this
& Wallace B, Oklahoma
loved it! Thank you for the hostility! Great accommodation--Love the hotel
and town. Can't wit to see the finished project. I have a 1903 Victorian
I'm restoring, so I know"--Mr.
& Mrs. Gifford M, Kansas
friendly and the rooms are fabulous. Thank you for the tour. It will be great finished."
420 North Depot Street, Cherryvale, KS 67335
Information and Reservations 620 336-3350
You know you're in a small town when you don't use your turn signals
because everyone knows where you are going...
Best weather in the four state area.
Leatherock Hotel Bed & Breakfast. Web Site created
by Wayne Hallowell. E-mail
for errors and omissions on this web site. Supervised by Raymond Bowersock.
We are deeply indebted
to Crystal Harper for her generous help above and beyond the call of
duty. Thank you to Cherryvale-born
residents and historians Shirley Smysor, Leonard and Fern Wood, directors
Cherryvale Museum; Jessie Lickteig, city librarian; Andy Taylor, County Chronicle
editor; Leida Bell, 1940-50s Leatherock Hotel Bed & Breakfast manager; Imogene Littell;
Bob Macy and Jerry Wilson for their assistance and kindness, loaned photographs and
friendship gained in compiling this website. Also special thanks to Becky
Brown, City Administrator; Susan
Couch, Officer-In-Charge, Big Hill U.S. Army Corps of Engineers; Wayne
Campbell; LaVerna Huneycutt, Joyce Long, Jo McKensey; Kenny Preble; and Mary Pugh. Very special thanks to John Chambers, noted
local railroad historian, for rail histories and railroad photographs and
James Hogben for research on the Union Electric Railway.
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