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Palenske Hall


category : Historic Buildings
Palenske Hall A.E. Forinash was a master craftsman, stone mason and cabinetmaker. He was one of the stone masons who did much of the stone work on this building. This fine stone building was at one time a bawdy saloon of the early days and then served as a formal, dignified bank. The large arched wine cellar beneath it is still preserved in its old, original state.


Address: SE Corner of 3rd and Missouri Street

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Eck/Stratton Residence

The gingerbread trim home was built by Mr. Eck, who was a lumberman in Alma. It was built in 1904 and features a turret room, a tower resembling a castle, and original lap siding.

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Schroeder/Ringel Residence

This native stone home was built by Gus Schroeder in 1888. The Schroeder home and the date built are inscribed on the stone scroll above the front door. The exterior from the 100

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D.R. and E.W. Bruman/Schroeder Residence

Over the door, chiseled in ornate German script the date, 1882

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Wabaunsee High School

WHS serves the communities of Alma, McFarland, Paxico and Maple Hill. It was constructed in 1938 and is an example of one of the many native stone buildings located in Alma. With its limestone exterior and red tile roof, it is considered one of the most beautiful high schools in Kansas.

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