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Girard, Kansas

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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


Ice Barn and McFarland Lake

Ice was harvested from the McFarland Lake and stored in this lovely old stone barn built in 1896. It was built for James McFarland who was in the ice buisiness.

Girard, KS Historic Buildings

Post Office

Built in 1918, the Girard Post Office was the smallest first class post office built at the time because of the huge volume of mail shipped from the Appeal To Reason newspaper.

Girard, KS Historic Buildings

Things to do near Girard, KS

Higgie Family Homes

The Higgie family was a founding family with 10 children (5 of whom settled in Girard). Captain John and three sons were ship...

Prairie Ridge Golf Club

Formerly known as Country Meadows Golf Club, this public nine-hole course is fairly open, but is reasonably difficult. The or...

Elk Falls Cemetery

History buffs will find much of interest here. In addition to the graves of Prudence Crandall and her brother Hezekiah, sever...

Strip Pits Hunting

Native grass establishments, timber stand improvement, food plots, and shrub planting continue to improve quail habitat. Co...