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Emanuel Haldeman-Julius Home


category : Historic Homes
Emanuel Haldeman lived at this farm home with his family beginning in 1918. The home is listed on the Kansas State Register of Historic Places.

Emanuel was editor of the Appeal To Reason newspaper and "Little Blue Books." The Socialist family entertained such people as Upton Sinclair, Clarence Darrow and Will Durant.

Anna Marcet, his wife, was the daughter of Dr. and Mrs. H.W. Haldeman. She was an actress and author.

Emanuel was called the "Henry Ford" of the Publishing industry.


Address: East of Girard on North Sinnet

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Big Flag Veteran Memorial

Drop by an see one of the nation's largest American Flags (30' x 60' - 130' high). While you can see the flag from your vehicle, you really must stand under the Big Flag to appreciate its true size, 130 feet high above the Kansas prairie honoring all war veterans.

Girard, KS Memorials

Huey Helicopter & Veteran's Memorial

On April 15, 1995, a formal ceremony dedicated a Huey Helicopter to its new home on the Southeast corner of the Crawford County Courthouse lawn. In addition to the Huey, a granite replica of the Vietnam Wall is engraved with the names of the 777

Girard, KS Memorials

Carnegie Library

The Carnegie Library was built in 1906 and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Girard was the smallest city in the world to have a Carnegie Library, thanks to Miss Jane Addams, Founder of Chicago's Hull house and winner of the Nobel Peace Prize in 1931.

Girard, KS Carnegie Libraries

Appeal to Reason Site

A large brick building was on this site and was used by the Appeal To Reason newspaper in 1896. Its publisher was J.A. Wayland, a Socialist. About 750,000 copies were mailed out weekly in 1913 all across the world and was the largest circulated newspaper at this time.

Girard, KS Historic Buildings

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