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Wesleyan Church - In 1879 it was originally Presbyterian, then it became the FIRST Nazarene church established West of the Mississippi River. This is the original frame building, although it is now closed.

Church of Christ - The church was organized in 1876 and over the years it moved throughout the county and finally settled at its present location in 1944.

Christian Church - The church was organized in 1884, the present building was built in 1890, and now houses a local business. 304 N. Pine.

Babtist Church - The present building was completed in 1908 after the original church built in 1886 burned in 1906. An annex was added in 1928.


Come visit us in Howard, Kansas

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Elk County Courthouse

The Elk County Courthouse was built in 1908 after the original county seat center built in 1886 burned. The courthouse is one of a few that have a fireplace in every office.

Howard, KS Historic Courthouses

Gragg Agricultural Memorial and Benson Museum

The Gragg Memorial and Benson Museum houses antique implements such as a 1901 International Thresher, a 1916 Tumley oil pull tractor, and Howard's first fire truck - a 1929 model with less than 800 miles.

Howard, KS Museums

Hubbell's Rubble People

On the West side of Highway 99 on Adam's Street, see whimsical outdoor sculptures made from cast-offs. They will definitely make you smile. CAMERA TIME!

Howard, KS Arts

Points of Interest

1887 Bank - The Howard National Bank was organized in 1877, with the existing building built in 1887. It is now unoccupied and in need of repair, but its stately design can still be admired.

Authentic Sidewalks

Howard, KS Historic Buildings


Things to do Historic Churches near Howard, KS

Presbyterian Church

This historic church building was built in 1887 after the previous church had been destroyed by a tornado. ...