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Girard, Kansas

  • Cemetery

    The oldest grave marker in the cemetery is of Mary Frances Crawford. The friends of Historic Girard has placed a new monument at this sight. Dr. Strong is buried here, along with many founding fami...
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Attractions and Upcoming Events

Huey Helicopter & Veteran's Memorial

On April 15, 1995, a formal ceremony dedicated a Huey Helicopter to its new home on the Southeast corner of the Crawford County Courthouse lawn. In addition to the Huey, a granite replica of the Vietnam Wall is engraved with the names of the 777

Girard, KS Memorials


Big Flag Veteran Memorial

Drop by an see one of the nation's largest American Flags (30' x 60' - 130' high). While you can see the flag from your vehicle, you really must stand under the Big Flag to appreciate its true size, 130 feet high above the Kansas prairie honoring all war veterans.

Girard, KS Memorials

Appeal to Reason Site

A large brick building was on this site and was used by the Appeal To Reason newspaper in 1896. Its publisher was J.A. Wayland, a Socialist. About 750,000 copies were mailed out weekly in 1913 all across the world and was the largest circulated newspaper at this time.

Girard, KS Historic Buildings

Museum of Crawford County

The Museum of Crawford County is housed in the old Episcopal Church built in 1886-1888, and listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The beautiful stained glass windows of the museum enclose vintage clothing, artifacts , and local photographs.

Girard, KS Museums

Things to do near Girard, KS

Coffey County Lake Fishing

No fees required. No reservations required Must always wear a life jacket. Open 30 minutes after sunup to 30 minutes be...

Art Galleries

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