Gardner Real Estate
With its own settlement roots dating back to 1857, Gardner, Kansas holds a unique distinction among American cities. Settled at the major intersection of the Santa Fe and Oregon Trails just southwest of Olathe is the next stop of the trail west. Gardner’s has a rich heritage that derives from the great Westward movement, and the dreams of a young nation. The town today still has the feel of small town living with the downtown with historic buildings. This is home to a lot of families wanting affordable homes with great schools. As of 2010 he census had Gardner the size of 20,000 people, with the new intermodel coming in the expect the growth to continue.
The city of Gardner is proud of its important role in the state’s and nation’s history. It was on the front lines in the battle over slavery and in October of 1861, Gardner fought off invading “Bushwhackers” from neighboring Missouri, who were in favor of slavery.
You and your family can learn more about your new hometown at several area facilities, including the Johnson County Museum, the Lanesfield School Historic Site and the Gardner Historical Museum.
There are a number of attractions within miles of town, like the Arboretum and Botanical Gardens, Hillsdale Lake, the Kansas Speedway, and the Children’s Museum of Kansas City.