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St. John's Catholic Church

A structure built of native limestone completed in 1904 in the form of a Latin Cross of Romanesque and Gothic style. It was the first church built in the United States with flying buttresses and an entire stone ceiling. The twin towers are 100' tall, 108' including the crosses adorning each tower.

Beloit, KS Historic Churches

Mitchell County Museum

The museum, organized in 1971, has four floors of displays featuring historical items of Mitchell County. The building was formerly a nurses home built in 1929 in a "Williamsburg" design. Displays include: Dishes, quilts, guns, china head dolls, iron toys, old maps, 400 bells, an 1867

Beloit, KS Museums

Port Library

The Port Library was built as a home of the late Mrs. Emma Port in 1916 and donated to the City of Beloit in 1931

Beloit, KS Historic Homes

Butterfield's Buffalo Ranch

A herd of buffalo may be seen grazing contentedly near Beloit, Ks. The herd of 27 started in March 1978 by Larry, Jr. has now been increased to over 300 head. The Butterfield's opened a retail outlet store in 1979

Beloit, KS Buffalo Herds

Col. William Newton Kinslow

When Col. William Newton Kinslow died in Beloit on Oct. 18, 1948, many attended his funeral, but no one bought him a head stone to mark his final resting place. At 6'7", Kinslow was a member of the National Society of Longfellows and at one time was listed as the second tallest man in Kansas.

Beloit, KS Pioneer Life

Things to do near Beloit, KS

Lovewell Marina and Ramps

You'll find a full-service marina with double-lane boat ramp and daily or season boat slip rental. A lighted fish cleaning st...

Webster Boating

Four boat ramps provide access for area users-three in the state park and one in the Wildlife Area. ...

Cedar Bluff Hunting

Outside of the state park lies nearly 9,000 acres of wildlife area. For hunters, the reservoir and surrounding area is locate...

Wilson Hunting

The lake attracts thousands of waterfowl in the spring and fall. Ring-necked pheasants, bobwhites, white-tailed deer, and cot...

Markley Grove Park

For updates or $ changes go to -- www.minneapolis-ks.com/2172/Markley-Grove-Park In November of 1910 the park was given to...