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Beloit, Kansas

  • Soldiers Square Cemetery

    Among the patriotic dead at the cemetery are those who fought in the Civil War which ended 132 years ago, including one of their ancestors. These survivors of the conflict to preserve the union then c...
    Soldiers Square Cemetery

Attractions and Upcoming Events

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

St. John's Catholic Church

A 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 entire stone ceiling. The twin towers are 100' tall, 108' including the crosses adorning each tower.

Beloit, KS Historic Churches

Port Library

The Port Library was built as a home of the late Mrs. Emma Port in 1916 and donated to the City of Beloit in 1931

Beloit, KS Historic Homes

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

Things to do near Beloit, KS

Cedar Bluff Fishing

Cedar Bluff has been recognized nationally for its black bass and crappie fisheries. ...

Kanopolis Hiking Trail

Buffalo Tracks Canyon Nature Trail follows Bison Creek. Listed on the National Historic Registry, this one mile trail ...