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Andrew Carnegie Library

The library is one of 33 Andrew Carnegie libraries in the state of Kansas. It is on the National Historic Register.

Columbus, KS Carnegie Libraries

1919 Seth Thomas Clock

The clock was originally purchased through public donations as a war memorial for servicemen from Cherokee County who had served in World War 1. The giant Seth Thomas 1919 model clock was placed in the tower of the 1889 courthouse. In 1955

Columbus, KS Artifacts

Columbus' 1880s Town Square

Take a stroll around the 1880's square of Columbus and visit our shops. You must not miss the turn of the century architecture, or the unique color schemes of each building. Tour the community and see the many historical churches and Victorian homes. Driving tour map available at Chamber office, 320

Columbus, KS Historic Downtowns


Columbus Wye and Frisco Caboose

The Columbus Wye is a one of its kind three way switch allowing trains to turn around. The crossing, formerly located in the northern part of Columbus was donated to the City of Columbus by the Burlington Northern Railroad. At the time the switch was constructed, it was one of the three built:

Columbus, KS Railroad History

Things to do near Columbus, KS

Historical Hiking Trail

The Neodesha Historical Trail was started in 1971 as part of the 100th Aniversary celebration of the founding of Neodesha, Ka...

Flint Hills National Wildlife Refuge

The Kansas Forestry Fish and Game Commission has a license to 1,472 acres of the project lands for wildlife management. The l...

Kincaid-Crocker Opera House

Built in 1885, the Opera House is on the State Register....

Ice Barn and McFarland Lake

Ice was harvested from the McFarland Lake and stored in this lovely old stone barn built in 1896. It was built for James M...