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Girard, Kansas

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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


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

Post Office

Built in 1918, the Girard Post Office was the smallest first class post office built at the time because of the huge volume of mail shipped from the Appeal To Reason newspaper.

Girard, KS Historic Buildings

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.

Girard, KS Historic Homes

Things to do near Girard, KS

Historic Register Buildings

Coffeyville has several buildings listed on the National Register of Historic Buildings, including the Brown Mansion, Perkins...

Cedar Valley Reservoir

3.5 miles west of Garnett, offers a recreational experience of rugged beauty. This new reservoir is a skiing, fishing, and ca...