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Carnegie Library The Caldwell Carnegie Library was one of 59 public libraries constructed in Kansas. Built in 1912, it is listed on the National Register of Historic Buildings.

The library still serves Caldwell with an extensive local history collection, Kansas references, microfilmed Caldwell newspapers, census, police, and cemetery records.


Hours: Tuesday-Thursday 3:00pm - 8:00pm
Friday 3:00pm - 7:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Address: 8 N. Osage Street
Phone: 620-845-6879

Come visit us in Caldwell, Kansas

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Saint Martin's Church

St. Martin's Catholic church was built in 1924 in the style of old Spanish Missions. It's a beautiful old stucco and terra-cotta building with the mural "King of Kings and Lord of Lords" inside.

Caldwell, KS Historic Churches

Caldwell Railroads

The Santa Fe Railroad was the first railroad that came into Caldwell. Traces of the pens are still visible as well as the roundhouse.

Caldwell, KS Railroad History

"Talking Tombstones Tour"

During the "Talking Tombstones Tour", some of Caldwell's infamous cowtown characters"come back" to tell their stories at their real graves.

Caldwell, KS Tours

Chisholm Trail Markers

A permanent, cut stone marker identifies the location of the Chisholm Trail that led to the largest cattle market of its time in the entire world in the 1870's.

Caldwell, KS Historical Markers

Art and Outdoor Murals

Caldwell has a variety of Murals throughout the city.

Avenue D and Market

Things to do Carnegie Libraries near Caldwell, KS