Historic Churches

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Historic Churches The third building for the St. Wenceslaus Catholic Church was erected in 1911 of veneered brick. It is named for Svaty Vaclay, St. Wenceslaus, the patron saint of Bohemia.

The St. Wenceslaus Cemeteries - On June 16, 1887, an acre and a half of ground was given to the parish by Jaraf Jedlicka to establish the first parochial cemetery about one and a half miles southeast of Wilson. The remains of some early parishiners have been moved to the new Catholic Cemetery but some are still buried in the old cemetery.

Avenue D and 28th

M.E. Church


M.E. Church, 1888
Avenue F and 26th

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Attractions and Upcoming Events

Historical Opera House & Museum

The community of Wilson has been hit by a heart breaking loss.

The Wilson Opera House and Opera House Museum, along with Dr. Whitmer'

Wilson, KS Museums

Granny Mae's Pumpkin Patch

At Granny Mae's Pumpkin Patch we have created six unique patches - Munchkin Land, SuperFreaks, Land of Giants, Gourd Grove, Full Moon Farm, and the Pumpkin Patch - where we grow pumpkins and gourds in every shape, color, and size imaginable. Everything grown at Granny Mae'

Wilson, KS Pumpkin Patches

Old City Jail

A unique stone building in Wilson, Kansas, is the round jail built around 1911. Originally it was used for a water tower of the city, with the lower part serving as the jail. The 18

Wilson, KS Pioneer Life

The Midland Railroad Hotel

The native limestone structure was originally built in 1889 as the "Power Hotel." In 1902 a fire gutted the interior of the Hotel leaving the limestone walls. Mr. Samuel Anspaugh agreed to purchase the hotel site if the town would raise the money for interior construction. A fund drive netted $2,250

Wilson, KS Historic Hotels

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Hopewell Church

Hopewell Church was originally located southwest of Beloit. Parts of the church building are 111 years old. Founded in 1876 a...