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Old Wilson State Bank Building


category : Historic Buildings
Old Wilson State Bank Building The historic bank building was built in 1886 for multi-purposes to serve the people. The main floor housed the banking system and upstairs in the back was the first Telephone Company. Also on the upstairs on the south side of the building was a entry with stairs that led to two doctor's offices. The basement housed a Barber Shop and a Shoe Repair Shop.

The building was featured in scene's of the movies, "The Paper Moon" and "Pretty Boy Floyd."


Address: Main Street

Come visit us in Wilson, Kansas

Attractions and Upcoming Events

The Midland Railroad Hotel

The native limestone structure was originally built in 1889 as the "Power Hotel." In 1902 a fire gutted the interior of the Hotel leaving the limestone walls. Mr. Samuel Anspaugh agreed to purchase the hotel site if the town would raise the money for interior construction. A fund drive netted $2,250

Wilson, KS Historic Hotels


Granny Mae's Pumpkin Patch

At Granny Mae's Pumpkin Patch we have created six unique patches - Munchkin Land, SuperFreaks, Land of Giants, Gourd Grove, Full Moon Farm, and the Pumpkin Patch - where we grow pumpkins and gourds in every shape, color, and size imaginable. Everything grown at Granny Mae'

Wilson, KS Pumpkin Patches

Historical Opera House & Museum

The community of Wilson has been hit by a heart breaking loss.

The Wilson Opera House and Opera House Museum, along with Dr. Whitmer'

Wilson, KS Museums

Historic Churches

The third building for the St. Wenceslaus Catholic Church was erected in 1911 of veneered brick. It is named for Svaty Vaclay, St. Wenceslaus, the patron saint of Bohemia.

The St. Wenceslaus Cemeteries - On June 16, 1887

Wilson, KS Historic Churches

Things to do Historic Buildings near Wilson, KS

Bohemian Hall

The hall became the center for lodge meetings, wedding dances, public dances, plays, programs, church services and funerals. ...