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Alma, Kansas

  • The Alma Hotel

    The Alma HotelBuilt in the late 1800s, this hotel was originally known as the Brandt Hotel. This hotel sheltered the railroad crews and almost every hotel service for travelers during the years. At one time the hot...
    The Alma Hotel
  • Alma City Office

    Alma City OfficeThis beautiful and stately native stone building was once one of the finest building in town. It was built in the early 1880s by the Limerick Brothers, two red-headed Irishmen. These freckled, Irishme...
    Alma City Office
  • Alma Bakery and Sweet Shoppe

    Alma Bakery and Sweet ShoppeThe north section of this building houses the Farm Bureau Office. This fine stone building is known as the Kearns and Kinne building. The north half of the stone structure was the C.O. Kinne and J.J. ...
    Alma Bakery and Sweet Shoppe
  • Palenske Hall

    Palenske HallA.E. Forinash was a master craftsman, stone mason and cabinetmaker. He was one of the stone masons who did much of the stone work on this building. This fine stone building was at one time a bawdy sal...
    Palenske Hall
  • Alma Antiques

    This beautiful two story stone building, built in the late 1800s originally housed a book store. Notice the date above the small doorway and the beautiful scroll work that is also around the doorway. ...
    Alma Antiques
  • Hendricks Hardware

    This stone building was built in the middle 1870s by Conrad Mueller. It operated as a saloon until Prohibition and then Mr. Mueller went into the hardware business. Currently the Hendricks own and ope...
    Hendricks Hardware
  • Old Conoco Station

    Originally there were three frame buildings at this location. The first one housed a cigar factory, the second a barber shop and the third was offices for J.B. Fields, Realtor. John Degenhardt purchas...
    Old Conoco Station
  • The American Legion Building

    This brick building was built in 1936 as a memorial to the soldiers and sailors of Wabaunsee County. Currently it houses the Ed Palenske Post #32 American Legion and Auxiilary....
    The American Legion Building
  • Wabaunsee High School

    Wabaunsee High SchoolWHS serves the communities of Alma, McFarland, Paxico and Maple Hill. It was constructed in 1938 and is an example of one of the many native stone buildings located in Alma. With its limestone exterio...
    Wabaunsee High School
  • City Well and Log Cabin

    City Well and Log CabinThe City Well is a hand dug well enclosed in a native stone building, which was built in 1930. Well No. 3 was one of seven wells of which three were hand jug wells that supplied water to the City of A...
    City Well and Log Cabin

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Peace United Church of Christ

This native stone church was erected in 1881. Peter Land and August Beutel were responsible for the construction of the church. The bell and tower were added in 1897, as a gift of Johann and Maria Klockman.

Alma, KS Historic Churches

Wabaunsee Co. Historical Society & Museum

A focal point for visitors near and far. The museum features turn-of- the-century farm exhibits, a blacksmith shop, leather-making display, an early day doctor's office, an 1880 schoolroom, a 1928

Alma, KS Museums

Holy Family Catholic Church

The construction of this native stone church was the result of the original frame church burning. The cornerstone of this church was laid August 27, 1899 in the new native rock structure measuring 44 by 100

Alma, KS Historic Churches


Schroeder/Ringel Residence

This native stone home was built by Gus Schroeder in 1888. The Schroeder home and the date built are inscribed on the stone scroll above the front door. The exterior from the 100

Alma, KS Famous Homes

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