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Beloit, Kansas

  • St. John's Catholic Church

    St. John's Catholic ChurchA structure built of native limestone completed in 1904 in the form of a Latin Cross of Romanesque and Gothic style. It was the first church built in the United States with flying buttresses and an en...
    St. John's Catholic Church
  • Hopewell Church

    Hopewell Church was originally located southwest of Beloit. Parts of the church building are 111 years old. Founded in 1876 as a Presbyterian Congregation which met in homes for a while, a 24 x 40 foo...
    Hopewell Church

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Mitchell County Courthouse

Built in 1901 for a total of $38,310. of 8" pitchfaced native limestone, of Richardsonian Romanesque design. The Seth Thomas four-faced clock in the courthouse tower was installed in 1904 and paid for by donations. Originally run by hand, the clock was electrified in 1950. Of the 25 rooms on 3

Beloit, KS Historic Courthouses

Healing Waters: the Legend of Waconda Springs

Waconda Springs for centuries inspired wonder among its visitors. Both Indians and whites marveled at Kansas' largest saltwater spring. The diameter at the base is 300

Beloit, KS Indian Heritage

Col. William Newton Kinslow

When Col. William Newton Kinslow died in Beloit on Oct. 18, 1948, many attended his funeral, but no one bought him a head stone to mark his final resting place. At 6'7", Kinslow was a member of the National Society of Longfellows and at one time was listed as the second tallest man in Kansas.

Beloit, KS Pioneer Life

Beloit Recreation

Beloit has a well maintained system of parks and recreation facilities. The city has 4 parks covering 50.2 acres. There are six reservoirs and lakes within 60 miles of Beloit, the closest being Waconda Lake located 11 miles west. Beloit's annual events include a county-wide 4

Beloit, KS Recreation

Mitchell County Museum

The museum, organized in 1971, has four floors of displays featuring historical items of Mitchell County. The building was formerly a nurses home built in 1929 in a "Williamsburg" design. Displays include: Dishes, quilts, guns, china head dolls, iron toys, old maps, 400 bells, an 1867

Beloit, KS Museums

Things to do near Beloit, KS

Drug Store Museum

The Drug Store Museum focuses on pharmacy primarily between the years 1880 and 1920. The museum's exhibits include a colle...

Historic Downtown Walking Tour

Self-guided tour of downtown square. Pick up a brochure at one of the four hisotry kiosks on the Courthouse Square. ...