The Science Education Center was constructed with the mission of increasing student interest and achievement in the areas of science and math. This goal is being achieved through staff development, ex... William L. Abernathy Science Education Center
The Observatory was constructed with the mission of significantly expanding educational, research, and community programming for Southeast Kansas school districts.The observatory features a research-g... The PSU-Greenbush Astrophysical Observatory
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
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.
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.
The oldest grave marker in the cemetery is of Mary Frances Crawford. The friends of Historic Girard has placed a new monument at this sight.
Dr. Strong is buried here, along with many founding family names. It is worth a walk around to see how many you can see.