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Kingman, Kansas

  • Kingman Carnegie Library

    Kingman Carnegie LibraryBuilt in 1914, the Kingman Public Library is one of several Carnegie Libraries still being used for the purpose for which it was erected. It is also listed on the National Register of Historic Places....
    Kingman Carnegie Library

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Riverside Park

Kingman's Riverside Park is the only island park in Kansas and is complete with a walking path, baseball fields, horseshoe pits, swimming pool, two play areas, fairgrounds, rodeo arena, sand volleyball and fishing pond.

Kingman, KS Parks

First National Bank Building

The First National Bank building is listed on the National Register of Historical Places.

Kingman, KS Historic Buildings

Stan Herd Murals

Stan Herd, a famous international artist, painted two murals on the north wall of the Kingman County Museum. Clyde Cessna is depicted flying his first airplane over Kingman County. In 1911, Clyde founded Cessna Aircraft Company.

Kingman, KS Arts

Former Santa Fe Depot

In March, 1999, the Santa Fe Depot was purchased by a private citizen from the Central Kansas Railway and later deeded to The Santa Fe Depot Foundation, a non-profit 501(c)3 organization. The railroad itself has been purchased by the Watco Co., Pittsburg, KS, who operate the railroad as Kansas &

Kingman, KS Railroad History

Riggs/Waterloo Aboretum

Established by John Water Riggs, the Riggs Arboretum at Waterloo is perhaps the oldest and least known arboretum west of the Mississippi River. The property is in essence a large (10 acre) grove of trees, most ranging in age from 75 to 100+

Kingman, KS Arboretums

Things to do near Kingman, KS

Ritz Theater

The Ritz Theater on Main Street has been preserved and is used for occasional performances. Plans are underway for regular pe...

The Humphrey House

The Humphrey Home was built by former slaves in 1867 following the Civil War. The walls of the home are 16 inches thick and f...

The Conway Springs Madstone

It is recalled that Dr. William Monnet had a madstone and people of that time felt much safer in this wild new country with a...