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Girard, Kansas

  • Carnegie Library

    The Carnegie Library was built in 1906 and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Girard was the smallest city in the world to have a Carnegie Library, thanks to Miss Jane Ad...
    Carnegie Library

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.

Girard, KS Memorials

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

Raymond Community Home

This beautiful old home was built in 1893 by Mr. Raymond for his bride. All the woodwork in the house is natural and different woods were used. John E. Raymond was one of Girard's founding fathers, a merchant, and a banker.

Girard, KS Historic Homes

Carnegie Library

The Carnegie Library was built in 1906 and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Girard was the smallest city in the world to have a Carnegie Library, thanks to Miss Jane Addams, Founder of Chicago's Hull house and winner of the Nobel Peace Prize in 1931.

Girard, KS Carnegie Libraries

Things to do near Girard, KS

"The Square"

Surrounding the Anderson County Courthouse, "The Square," as residents call it, is a collection of graceful structures built ...

Oswego Fishing

Oswego Dam Located on the Neosho River at the north end of town, the dam is easily accessible and known for its wide varie...

Walking Tour

This tour includes wooden sculptures by Gino Salerno, Lady Justice, high above the Anderson County Courthouse, the gardens of...