category : Historic Homes
Ingleboro J.R. Burrows, a banker, built the mansion in 1883. The two story frame Victorian home was outfitted with the finest felt wallpapers, carbide and kerosene lights, imported stained glass windows, cherry oak and maple woodwork, bay windows and oak and cherry mantled firplaces. The remainder of the city block was made into a private park, complete with deer, a stream, peafowl and a gazebo.

The home has served as a hospital, a nursing home, and now a Bed and Breakfast and Tea Room.

Address: 319 N. Main

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J.R. Burrows, a banker, built the mansion in 1883

Smith Center, KS Historic Homes

Old Dutch Mill

The Old Dutch Mill was moved to Wagner Park in 1938 from its original site near Reamsville, northwest of Smith Center. The old mill was built by Charles Schwarz, a native of Germany who homesteaded in Smith County in the 1870

Smith Center, KS Historic Buildings

Higley Cabin - "Home on the Range"

In this cabin, in 1872, Dr. Brewster M. Higley, a homesteading doctor from Ohio, wrote the words for the song, "Home on the Range", that was adopted as the state song of Kansas in 1947.

Smith Center, KS Pioneer Life

Outdoor Recreation

City Park - Located on East 3rd

Municipal Swimming Pool - Located on South F - For more information call: (785) 282-9986

Smith Center, KS Recreation

Smith Center Country Club

Course Access: Semi-Private
Holes: 10
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Smith Center, KS Golf Courses

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Jensen/Dahl/Wade Home

The Jensen/Dahl/Wade home in Denmark, Kansas, is a late 1800's limestone home furnished with turn-of-the-century pieces and h...