Kansas MemoryKansas Memory

Kansas Historical SocietyKansas Historical Society

Sage Inn in Dover, Kansas - Page

To order images and/or obtain permission to use them commercially, please contact the KSHS Reference Desk at reference@kshs.org or 785-272-8681, ext. 117.


For more information see the Copyright and Permission FAQ.

This is a photograph of the Sage Inn in Dover, Kansas. It was possibly built by Alfred Sage or his brother Mark. The Sage brothers were masons for the original Kansas Capitol (east wing) in Topeka from 1866-1869. They also built the Crane farm which is the administration building for the Topeka Cemetery. The stone building known as Sage Inn was originally built as a residence in 1878 at a cost of $1,300. According to some accounts, the south wing was added to the building around 1882. Alfred Sage who owned the building was a successful farmer, businessman, and public figure as well as a pioneer. Sage Inn is on the National Register of Historic Places.

Creator: Shirer, Hampton F., 1894-1977
Date: 1971

Bookbag Share Print

Item Number: 306036
Call Number: FK2.S5 D.75 *2
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 306036

Copyright © 2007-2017 - Kansas Historical Society - Contact Us
This website was developed in part with funding provided by the Information Network of Kansas.