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Rush County Courthouse


category : Historic Courthouses
Rush County Courthouse The Rush County Courthouse was constructed in 1888 following a "tug-of-war" for the county seat. The building is now listed in the National Register of Historical Places. The first phases of a restoration project have been recently completed with the dedication of the newly renovated second floor courtroom. Windows on the first floor were restored with assistance of a Preservation Trust Grant through the Kansas State Historical Society. Restoration of offices on the second floor is now under way.


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Rush County Historical Museum

Housed in an old Santa Fe Depot which has been moved from Timken, Kansas, a town famous for its early family ties with the Timken Roller Bearing Company.

La Crosse, KS Museums

Post Rock Museum

The museum displays an authentic re-creation of a stone quarry used to cut posts for fencing. Also displayed are tools and other items depicting the history of post rock unique to this region. The museum is located in a native stone house built around 1883

La Crosse, KS Museums

Rush County Courthouse

The Rush County Courthouse was constructed in 1888 following a "tug-of-war" for the county seat. The building is now listed in the National Register of Historical Places

La Crosse, KS Historic Courthouses

Barnard Library

Constructed in 1937 as a WPA project, the library was originally established by Howard Barnard, pioneer educator. A display of Mr. Barnard's books and personal items exemplify his devotion to education.

La Crosse, KS Historic Buildings

Warren Stone Memorial Lake

While you are visiting La Crosse make sure to stop by the scenic Warren Stone Memorial Lake. The lake is located 2 miles east of La Crosse on K-4 highway and encompasses 2

La Crosse, KS Recreation

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