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Christian Congregational Church


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Christian Congregational Church The Congregational Church was Built in Gothic style of architecture in 1888 of Greenwood County limestone. The bell in the tower originally hung in the bell tower of the Congregational Southern Kansas Academy that stood where the present day Greenwood County Hospital stands. Money to purchase the bell was raised by donations from the county school children. Each child contributing $.10 or more received a certificate representing one share of the bell. It was placed in the church tower after the academy was razed in 1919. The church underwent renovation in 1986 after it had merged with the First Christian Church. In 1989 the Christian Congregational Church was entered on the Register of Historic Kansas Places.


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Jim Brother's Bronze Sculptures

The Memorial Hall is host to a regular tour of Jim Brother's Bronze Sculptures, which have garnered Worldwide acclaim. His awards and credits are numerous and include the Carl Akeley Medallion, (Intl.); "Best in the World", Wildlife Sculpture; Seville World Expo, at the 1992 World'

Eureka, KS Arts

United Methodist Church

The cornerstone of the first frame church was laid in 1868. It must have taken a while to erect the first church, as it was not finished until 1870. That church was destroyed by a tornado in 1873. The cornerstone for the present stone church was laid September 18, 1873

Eureka, KS Historic Churches

Outdoor Recreation

Canoe trips - down scenic Fall River, 6-8 miles/3/4 hours. Also guided backpack trips, Spring and Fall. Camping - area lakes, Fall River and Christian Hills Camp. Hunting - the best anywhere! Quail, Prairie Chicken, Turkey, Deer, and Rabbits.

Eureka, KS Recreation

Greenwood County Historical Museum

The Greenwood County Historical Museum houses artifacts including geneological records, maps agricultural tools, house-hold items, and interesting displays. See the doll house, shaving mugs, tool chest (1860), 1900

Eureka, KS Museums

Eureka Downs

Eureka Downs offers excitement in the form of pounding hooves, the Horse Racing Capital of Kansas. This beautiful facility provides a fun day at the races with simulcasting and pari-mutuel betting while enjoying refreshments in the lounge. Live racing Saturdays, last of May through July 4.

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