Gen. James Birdseye McPherson Statue

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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

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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.

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McPherson City Parks

Wall Park - Avenue A and Park Street - 60

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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

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McPherson County Courthouse

The cornerstone for this magnificent city landmark was laid in 1894 at a building cost of $35,000. The courthouse, built of native Kansas limestone, is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, and was completely refurbished in 1980. The 105

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