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1887 Bank - The Howard National Bank was organized in 1877, with the existing building built in 1887. It is now unoccupied and in need of repair, but its stately design can still be admired.

Authentic Sidewalks - The sidewalks on Wabash were installed in 1899 with few additions to the originals. The brick streets were completed in 1926 and remain as only in a few in cities today.

Bertha's Dolls - Bertha has a collection of dolls, dolls, and more dolls. Don't miss this! FREE. Located at 439 S. PawPaw. 316-374-2636.

Doug's Place - This is Howard's oldest business building built between 1880 and 1883.

"Bankers' Row" - This strip of houses was known to old timers as "Bankers' Row". Note the size of the houses that were all built between 1880 and 1915.

Victorian House - Built in 1910.

Oldest Home - The home of J.C. Jackson known as "Glenview" was built about 1879.



Come visit us in Howard, Kansas

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Elk County Courthouse

The Elk County Courthouse was built in 1908 after the original county seat center built in 1886 burned. The courthouse is one of a few that have a fireplace in every office.

Howard, KS Historic Courthouses

Hubbell's Rubble People

On the West side of Highway 99 on Adam's Street, see whimsical outdoor sculptures made from cast-offs. They will definitely make you smile. CAMERA TIME!

Howard, KS Arts

Points of Interest

1887 Bank - The Howard National Bank was organized in 1877, with the existing building built in 1887. It is now unoccupied and in need of repair, but its stately design can still be admired.

Authentic Sidewalks

Howard, KS Historic Buildings

Gragg Agricultural Memorial and Benson Museum

The Gragg Memorial and Benson Museum houses antique implements such as a 1901 International Thresher, a 1916 Tumley oil pull tractor, and Howard's first fire truck - a 1929 model with less than 800 miles.

Howard, KS Museums

Historic Churches

Wesleyan Church - In 1879 it was originally Presbyterian, then it became the FIRST Nazarene church established West of the Mississippi River. This is the original frame building, although it is now closed.

Church of Christ Howard, KS Historic Churches


Things to do Historic Buildings near Howard, KS

Historic Register Buildings

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Garnett House

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