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Burlington Carnegie Free Library


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Built in 1912 and dedicated on April 29, 1913, the library was placed on the National Register of Historic Places for its historical association with the Carnegie Corporation Library Program and for its architectural significance as a new building type. The architectural firm of George P. Washburn and Son from Ottawa, Kansas drew up the plans which were accepted by Carnegie.




Address: Third and Hudson

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1896 School House

The Rural Dale School which was located east of LeRoy, Kansas in Coffey County, was recently donated to the Coffey County Museum by Irene Woods. The 1896 school house has been moved next to the Museum and is currently undergoing restoration. Restoration should be completed early in 1997.

Burlington, KS Historic Schoolhouses

Burlington Post Office

The Post Office building was placed on the National Register of Historic Places on October 17, 1989 for its association with the Treasury Department's Section Program and for the artistic significance of the sculpture it contains. The sculpture, "Boy and Colt,"

Burlington, KS Arts

Wolf Creek Generating Station

Wolf Creek Generating station is the only nuclear power plant in the state of Kansas. It plays a key role in providing electrical power for some 780,000 customers in Kansas and Missouri.

Burlington, KS Tours

St. Francis Xavier Church

The St. Francis Xavier Church is one of Burlington's older churches, built in 1901. It replaced a frame building built in 1871.Parishioners excavated a basement beneath the existing building in 1954 and outfitted it as a church hall. Mass was offered by missionary priests as early as 1859

Burlington, KS Historic Churches

Old Excelsior Mill

In early Coffey County history, farmers brought their wheat to this well-known Burlington landmark situated at the east end of Kennebec Street. The elevator building is all that remains of the Excelsior Water Mills, built in 1869

Burlington, KS Historic Mills

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Burlington Carnegie Free Library

Built in 1912 and dedicated on April 29, 1913, the library was placed on the National Register of Historic Places for ...