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Cedar Crest - Governor's Residence

Ceder Crest, governor's residence

Cedar Crest is the official residence of the Kansas governor. Located west of Topeka on 6th Avenue, it is located on 244-acres. Operated by the Friends of Cedar Crest, it has served as the governor's residence since 1962.

The Kansas governor’s residence is listed in the National Register of Historic Places. The Friends of Cedar Crest Association cooperates with the First Family and the Governor’s Residence Advisory Commission for preservation, restoration, and enhancement, and to encourage public awareness and contribution to the residence's historic and cultural importance.

Tours of the residence are not currently available.

Learn more about Cedar Crest:

History - discover the history of the governor's residence and the former governor's mansion

Governors - meet the governors who lived here

First spouses - meet spouses of the governors who lived here

Architects - learn more about the Kansas City architectural firm of Wight & Wight, which built the house

Frank Pitts MacLennan - read about the MacLennan family that originally lived at Cedar Crest

Cedar Tree Quilt - made by First Lady Arlene Anderson

Safe - Governor's Robinson's safe used at Cedar Crest

Contact: 785-296-3636, Residence manager