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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


Come visit us in Wilson, Kansas

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War Memorial

Located in Downtown Wilson in the city park by the railroad right of way is the World Wars Memorial in memory to those soldiers and marines who lost their lives during the wars.

Wilson, KS Memorials

Old Wilson State Bank Building

The historic bank building was built in 1886 for multi-purposes to serve the people. The main floor housed the banking system and upstairs in the back was the first Telephone Company. Also on the upstairs on the south side of the building was a entry with stairs that led to two doctor'

Wilson, KS Historic Buildings

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

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

Wilson, KS Historic Churches


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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...