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  • Sod House

    Sod HouseThe sod house shows the ingenuity of the homesteaders. The late 19th century dwelling exhibits furniture, clothing and other artifacts of pioneer life on the prairie. Volunteers constructed the so...
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Thomas County Courthouse

Built in 1906, Thomas County Courthouse is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The Romanesque Revival style building is graced by the "Spirit of the Prairie"

Colby, KS Historic Courthouses

Colby Community College

The Colby Community College is a huge asset to our community. The Cultural Arts Center is a hub for cultural presentations and art exhibits. Changing exhibits are also featured at the Prairie Museum of Art & History.

Colby, KS Colleges

Sod House

The sod house shows the ingenuity of the homesteaders. The late 19th century dwelling exhibits furniture, clothing and other artifacts of pioneer life on the prairie. Volunteers constructed the sod house in 1984. Sod blocks, 1 foot by 2 feet by 4

Colby, KS Pioneer History

Lone Star Presbyterian Church

The Lone Star Presbyterian Church denotes the strong religious faith of the settlers. The Charming white country church was built in 1915 north of Gem, Kansas. In 1988, the building was moved to the museum site. It was the third time the building had been moved.

Colby, KS Historic Churches

Fike Park

Fike Park used to be called Carp Lake. An 1890

Colby, KS Recreation

Things to do near Colby, KS

Nicodemus Historical Marker

"In July, 1877, Negro "exodusters" from Kentucky established a settlement here in the Promised Land of Kansas which they name...

Old Fashioned Soda Fountain

The Old Fashioned Soda Fountain is open during summer months at Addleman Drug Store. ...