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Museum of Crawford County


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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.

As the museum has continued to grow, buildings were added to house farming implement displays, large exhibits and furniture displays.


Hours: Open Sundays, 2:00 to 4:00, May 1 to October 1
Or by Appointment
Address: Corner of South Summitt and East Buffalo (Hwy 7)
Phone: 620-724-8592
620-724-4468; 620-724-8349; 620-724-4192

Come visit us in Girard, Kansas

Attractions and Upcoming Events

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.

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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

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 family names. It is worth a walk around to see how many you can see.

Girard, KS Cemeteries

Henry Laurens Call Home

This is the home of Socialist lawyer, author, and lecturer, Henry Laurens Call. Call built the first airplane west of the Mississippi River in 1908. It was called the "Girard Airship", dubbed by the townspeople as the "Mayfly" because, "it may fly!" It didn't. Call built fourteen planes in all.

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