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Girard, Kansas

  • Carnegie Library

    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 Ad...
    Carnegie Library

Attractions and Upcoming Events


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

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

Carnegie Library

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.

Girard, KS Carnegie Libraries

Cemetery

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.

Girard, KS Cemeteries

Things to do near Girard, KS

Rock Creek Country Club

Rock Creek Country Club, established 1919, is a private, 9-hole regulation golf course and social club in Burlington, Kansas....

Linn Valley Lakes

Linn Valley Lakes is considered a 3rd class city offering a beautiful Private Lake Community with seven stocked lakes, 18-hol...