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Gen. James Birdseye McPherson Statue


category : Memorials
Gen. James Birdseye McPherson  Statue The equestrian statue that overlooks Memorial Park was dedicated in 1917 in a ceremony that attracted 40,000 persons. The statue was cast in standard government monumental bronze and the base is formed of granite. A similar statue is located in McPherson Square in Washington, D.C. The city and county of McPherson bear the name of the highest ranking Union Officer to die on the battlefield during the Civil War, General James Birdseye McPherson.


Address: Memorial Park, 100 block of N. Maple, adjacent to the Court House.
Phone: 800-324-8022

Come visit us in McPherson, Kansas

Attractions and Upcoming Events

McPherson Opera House

Built in 1888, the McPherson Opera House was considered one of the most elaborate and architecturally sound in the state. This three-story architectural showpiece, listed on the National Register of Historic Places had a seating capacity of 900

McPherson, KS Opera Houses

McPherson City Parks

Wall Park - Avenue A and Park Street - 60

McPherson, KS Recreation


McPherson Valley Wetlands

The wetlands are managed primarily for waterfowl and other hunting during the season and wildlife viewing the rest of the year. Public hunting is allowed on most of this almost 4,000 acre area. Sportsmen should check with the wildlife manager for possible changes in areas open to hunting.

McPherson, KS Recreation

McPherson Museum

The McPherson Museum'

McPherson, KS Museums

Things to do Memorials near McPherson, KS

Docking Memorial

Erected in honor of Kansas Governor Robert Docking who served from 1967 to 1975....

Vietnam War Memorial

Erected in honor of the Vietnam War Veterans....