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City Park Historic Displays After the Union Pacific Railroad converted to diesel power in the early 1950s, Marysville, a crew-change point, asked for and received the great old steam locomotive on display in City Park, a Baldwin Consolidation 2-8-0, built in 1901 for UP, later used for short-line freight hauls.

Nearby are the Beattie depot (circa 1870) and the former Bommer School House. The sod house was created by the Marysville Kiwanis Club to depict life in its earliest days in this community.


Address: South 10th Street, Highway 77
Phone: 785-562-3101
Our Email: marysvillechamber@sbcglobal.net
Our Website:http://skyways.lib.ks.us/kansas/towns/Marysville/

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City Park Historic Displays

After the Union Pacific Railroad converted to diesel power in the early 1950s, Marysville, a crew-change point, asked for and received the great old steam locomotive on display in City Park, a Baldwin Consolidation 2-8-0, built in 1901 for UP, later used for short-line freight hauls.

Marysville, KS Railroad History

Lee Dam Center for Fine Art

The center for fine art brings cultural events, visual arts, music, and educational programs to the community of Marysville to enhance and enrich the lives of citizens of all ages.

Marysville, KS Arts

South Koester House - Restaurant

The newest house in the historic Koester Block was built circa 1904-1906 and is now a restaurant.

Marysville, KS Historic Homes

Country Club Lake

Country Club Lake offers a small playground, a sandy area, fishing and is a great area for kite flying!

Marysville, KS Recreation

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