Gronquist Residence

category : Famous Homes
This home was originally a coach stop and inn in the 1870s and much later, bought and added onto by A.S. Allendorph, a well known rancher around Alma.

Address: 205 East 7th Street

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Eck/Stratton Residence

The gingerbread trim home was built by Mr. Eck, who was a lumberman in Alma. It was built in 1904 and features a turret room, a tower resembling a castle, and original lap siding.

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Alma United Methodist Church

This wood frame church was built and dedicated to the Glory of God in 1878. The frame building was of a simple design with narrow pointed gothic arched windows and a slender belfry atop the roof, which boasted the first church bell in Alma. In 1906

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Historic Stone Fences

The federal government abolished the open range in a law passed in 1867. The government paid farmers $.40 per rod (16.5 feet) to build and maintain a 4.5

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Holy Family Catholic Church

The construction of this native stone church was the result of the original frame church burning. The cornerstone of this church was laid August 27, 1899 in the new native rock structure measuring 44 by 100

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Wabaunsee High School

WHS serves the communities of Alma, McFarland, Paxico and Maple Hill. It was constructed in 1938 and is an example of one of the many native stone buildings located in Alma. With its limestone exterior and red tile roof, it is considered one of the most beautiful high schools in Kansas.

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Kindergarten School/Schrader Residence

This house was located in the middle of several lots, but at the same general location years ago, perhaps in the early 1880s....

Lyons/Hamblet Residence

This house was once the scene of much activity. It was the Lyons Boarding House before many hotels or restaurants were built....