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Burlington Post Office The Post Office building was placed on the National Register of Historic Places on October 17, 1989 for its association with the Treasury Department?s Section Program and for the artistic significance of the sculpture it contains. The sculpture "Boy and Colt" was carved by Arizona artist Robert Kittredge in 1942. The National Register has identified post offices containing Section artwork as being exceptionally significant if they retain integrity from their period of significance.




Address: 107 South Fourth Street
Phone: 620-364-2215

Come visit us in Burlington, Kansas

Attractions and Upcoming Events

1896 School House

The Rural Dale School which was located east of LeRoy, Kansas in Coffey County, was recently donated to the Coffey County Museum by Irene Woods. The 1896 school house has been moved next to the Museum and is currently undergoing restoration. Restoration should be completed early in 1997.

Burlington, KS Historic Schoolhouses

Old Excelsior Mill

In early Coffey County history, farmers brought their wheat to this well-known Burlington landmark situated at the east end of Kennebec Street. The elevator building is all that remains of the Excelsior Water Mills, built in 1869

Burlington, KS Historic Mills

Historic Homes Tour

This home was built in 1889 by Burlington banker, Thomas Foster. As was the custom in the Victorian era, the home is filled with fancy woodwork, stained glass windows, fireplaces, open stairways, and many other special accents.

Burlington, KS Tours

Chamber of Commerce and Visitor's Center - Caboose

Coffey County Chamber of Commerce Visitors Center is located in a bright red Sante Fe Caboose at the intersection of Highway 75

Burlington, KS Railroad History

Burlington Post Office

The Post Office building was placed on the National Register of Historic Places on October 17, 1989 for its association with the Treasury Department?s Section Program and for the artistic significance of the sculpture it contains. The sculpture "Boy and Colt"

Burlington, KS Arts

Things to do Arts near Burlington, KS

Post Office Mural

Installed in 1938 on the lobby walls of the Neodesha Post Office is a WPA mural entitled "Neodesha's First Inhabitants" paint...

The Walker Art Collection

Housed within the Garnett Public Library lies the Mary Bridget McAuliffe Walker Art Collection. Established in 1951 by Maynar...

Art Galleries

Visit the center for the arts and the Terminal Art Gallery, both downtown, to view a variety of entertaining and interesting ...