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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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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

Covered Wagon Sculpture

A covered wagon and life-size team of bronze oxen attract attention along Highway 99, south of Westmoreland.

Westmoreland, KS Arts

Stone Church Museum

The stone church museum was built by the German Evangelical Association, organized in 1871. In 1914, The Church of Christ purchased the property, and used the Church until the year 1977

Westmoreland, KS Museums

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

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

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