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Horton, Kansas

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Free Public Library

In 1901, the History and Literature Club, which had been organized in 1891, wrote a letter to Andrew Carnegie requesting his help in creating a public library in Horton. This encouraged Federated Women's Clubs to get a tax levy for establishing a library and in 1938

Horton, KS Historic Buildings

United Methodist Church

The original "Newman" Methodist Episcopal Church was dedicated January 6, 1889, honoring Bishop Newman. The brick structure located at the corner of 10th and First Avenue East was the first Church built in Horton. A severe storm damaged the church in 1894. Extensive remodeling was done in 1914-15

Horton, KS Historic Churches

Horton Swimming Pool

The Horton Swimming Pool features public swimming with a playground, tennis, basketball, and volleyball courts, and track, soccer and baseball fields are nearby.

Horton, KS Recreation

The Post Office Murals

The Horton Post Office was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1989. The two murals on the Walls, "Picnic in Kansas" and "Changing of Horses for the Pony Express" were painted by Colorado artist, Kenneth Evett in 1938 and 1939

Horton, KS Arts

Things to do near Horton, KS

Banner Creek Boating

Boating and water skiing are permitted on most of the 535 surface acre resevoir. All water vessels are required to obey signs...