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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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Coffey County Historical Society and Museum

The Coffey County Museum, which features 12,000 square feet of displays, is located in Katy Park of the original Townsite of the City of Burlington, which was platted in 1857

Burlington, KS Museums

Coffey County Lake

The Coffey County Lake has been called the "Crown Jewel" of Kansas fisheries. The 5,090 acre lake provides cooling water for Wolf Creek Generating Station'

Burlington, KS Recreation

Chamber of Commerce and Visitor's Center - Caboose

Coffey County Chamber of Commerce Visitors Center is located in a bright red Sante Fe Caboose at the intersection of Highway 75

Burlington, KS Railroad History

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

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.

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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 ...