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Gen. James Birdseye McPherson Statue


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Gen. James Birdseye McPherson  Statue The equestrian statue that overlooks Memorial Park was dedicated in 1917 in a ceremony that attracted 40,000 persons. The statue was cast in standard government monumental bronze and the base is formed of granite. A similar statue is located in McPherson Square in Washington, D.C. The city and county of McPherson bear the name of the highest ranking Union Officer to die on the battlefield during the Civil War, General James Birdseye McPherson.


Address: Memorial Park, 100 block of N. Maple, adjacent to the Court House.
Phone: 800-324-8022

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McPherson County Courthouse

The cornerstone for this magnificent city landmark was laid in 1894 at a building cost of $35,000. The courthouse, built of native Kansas limestone, is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, and was completely refurbished in 1980. The 105

McPherson, KS Historic Courthouses

Gen. James Birdseye McPherson Statue

The equestrian statue that overlooks Memorial Park was dedicated in 1917 in a ceremony that attracted 40,000

McPherson, KS Memorials

McPherson Valley Wetlands

The wetlands are managed primarily for waterfowl and other hunting during the season and wildlife viewing the rest of the year. Public hunting is allowed on most of this almost 4,000 acre area. Sportsmen should check with the wildlife manager for possible changes in areas open to hunting.

McPherson, KS Recreation

Model Railroad Layouts

Learn about American history and railroading history by viewing one of Kansas largest model railroad layouts. Two train layouts featuring N&HO scales; "A slice of American history preserved in miniature." In this 1,694 square feet area there is over 1,250 feet of HO&N scale track and over 1,700

McPherson, KS Railroad History

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Docking Memorial

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