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Lyons/Hamblet Residence


category : Famous Homes
This house was once the scene of much activity. It was the Lyons Boarding House before many hotels or restaurants were built. The Lyons great-grandson, James Roller, owned the home up until a couple of years ago when it was sold to Mr. Hamblet. Mr. Hamblet is in the process of restoring the house.


Address: 803 Kansas Avenue

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Alma City Office

This beautiful and stately native stone building was once one of the finest building in town. It was built in the early 1880s by the Limerick Brothers, two red-headed Irishmen. These freckled, Irishmen came swinging into Alma with a fortune of $375,000 to invest, which they did in splendid style.

Alma, KS Historic Buildings

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

Alma, KS Historic Churches

Historic Stone Fences

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Alma, KS Scenic Drives

Wabaunsee County Court House

This beautiful building was constructed in 1931. It is constructed of Carthage and native stone. The Carthage stone, used on the outside for facing, gives the appearance of a granite building. All outside walls are backed up with eight inches of native stone.

Alma, KS Historic Courthouses

Schroeder/Ringel Residence

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Alma, KS Famous Homes

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