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Bandstand on the Courthouse Lawn


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Bandstand on the Courthouse Lawn This charming bandstand was built in 1932 as a W.P.A. project.

The roof was destroyed in the early 1960's and local residents and businesses donated money to rebuild it, with a picture from the county museum as the only guide.

Today, the restored structure serves a a local landmark and as a site for community events.

The surrounding courtyard includes benches and hitching posts from the early 1900's.


Address: Downtown Fredonia - northeast corner of 6th and Madison

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Bandstand on the Courthouse Lawn

This charming bandstand was built in 1932 as a W.P.A. project. The roof was destroyed in the early 1960's and local residents and businesses donated money to rebuild it, with a picture from the county museum as the only guide.

Fredonia, KS Landmarks

Wilson County Historical Museum

It is a double treat to view the unique exhibits at the Wilson County Museum because they are on display in the jail cells of the old Wilson County Jail.

Fredonia, KS Museums

Cross Timbers State Park

Just 17 miles north of Fredonia, the Cross Timbers State Park includes five recreational areas surrounding Toronto reservoir. Facilities available at the park include boat ramps, hiking trails, improved campsites and modern restroom facilities.

Fredonia, KS State Parks

Scenic Skyline Drive

No tour to Fredonia is complete without going on this scenic drive up to the "Top of the Mound." From this vantage point, you may enjoy the sights for miles around or just enjoy the beautiful park and picnic facilities. An observation tower provides unobstructed views and photo opportunities.

Fredonia, KS Scenic Drives

Historic Clock Tower

Located on the north side of the Courthouse parking lot, the clock tower houses the massive clock from the original courthouse.

Fredonia, KS Landmarks

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