Valentine Diners - Introduction
Plan your visits to these Wichita-made diners, located all over the United States! Here you'll find a history of Valentine Diners, see some great historic images, find diners near you, and probably get hungry thinking about diner food.
Kansans have made important contributions to the restaurant and fast food industry. One example is the Valentine diner, made in Wichita and shipped all over the United States
These diners were manufactured in Wichita from the late 1930s into the mid-1970s. Sales of the buildings expanded nationwide, and soon Valentines were all over the United States. Many are still in use today.
Explore the Valentine story:
- Find Valentines in Kansas
- Find Valentines in other states
- How can you tell it's a Valentine?
- History of Valentine diners
- Valentine business chronology
- Arthur Valentine biography
Entry: Valentine Diners - Introduction
Author: Kansas Historical Society
Author information: The Kansas Historical Society is a state agency charged with actively safeguarding and sharing the state's history.
Date Created: July 2014
Date Modified: July 2014
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