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Norton, Kansas

  • Historic "Station 15"

    Historic In 1859, Horace Greeley, who was a newspaper man for the New York Tribune, decided to make a trip west across the entire United States, and write about his experiences. The main purpose of his journey...
    Historic "Station 15"

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Hillmon School

The Hillmon Schoolhouse was the sixth school district to be organized in Norton County. The school houses were numbered as they were built and the Hillmon School was District 6

Norton, KS Pioneer History

Art Deco Theater

Norton volunteers have rennovated the old Art Deco Theater in Downtown Norton, and enjoy providing the popcorn while you relax and watch movies.

Norton, KS Theatres

Adobe House

Tourists will relive a bit of the past when they visit the Adobe House located at the Prairie Dog State Park. This earthen-walled structure is the only one in Kansas on its original location and preserved as a museum. As near as can be determined, the house was constructed in 1892

Norton, KS Pioneer History

"They Also Ran" Gallery

"What do Stephen A. Douglas, Horace Greeley, Horation Seymour, Henry Clay, Alf Landon, Richard Nixon and Jimmy Carter have in common? - They all ran for President ... and lost." Although these men and many others in American Presidential History were unsuccessful in their bids to attain the nation'

Norton, KS Museums

Norton County Historical Museum

Did you know that Norton County, Kansas, was the site of one of the biggest meteor impacts in the United States? At about 5:00 p.m. on February 18, 1948, there was a loud explosion and fireball approximately 15

Norton, KS Museums

Things to do near Norton, KS

Goodland Public Library

Over 39,000 volumes, Genealogy Collection, Kansas Room, talking books for Blind and Handicapped. Books available in large pri...

Quincy Gallery

Quincy Gallery is a locally managed, non-profit gallery designed to promote creativity by exhibiting art from artists in the ...