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Old City Well


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Old City Well Westmoreland's Historic Hand Dug Well was constructed in 1914, as 40 men labored through the winter without the benefit of modern machinery, using only picks and shovels. The old City water well is reported to be the second largest hand dug well in the world and is a continuing project of the Rock Creek Valley Historical Society. A shelter house that includes picnic tables and grills is located just west of the Well on Highway 99.


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Westmoreland City Pool

The Westmoreland City Pool was constructed in 1991. Swimming lessons are available in the summer and the pool can also be rented for private parties. Adjacent to the pool is a shelter house and playground, all of which are part of Dechairo Park.

Westmoreland, KS

Pottawatomie County Courthouse

The Pottawatomie County Courthouse located in Westmoreland is constructed of native limestone. It was built in 1884, and is the second oldest courthouse in the state.

Westmoreland, KS Historic Courthouses


Summerville Cabin

The Summerville cabin was built in 1867. It was donated to the Rock Creek Valley Historical Society in 1993 and is part of the museum complex. The log cabin has a loft and stairway. Extensive restoration was necessary prior to the grand opening in 1999

Westmoreland, KS Pioneer Life

City Parks

Westmoreland has beautiful parks that include Dechairo Park and the American Legion Park. Dechario Park is situated on the East side of town along Highway 99

Westmoreland, KS Recreation

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