Osborne Carnegie Research Library

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Osborne Carnegie Research Library The Osborne Carnegie Library is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Built in 1912, the brick structure was funded by a local tax and a grant from the Carnegie Foundation. It was based on the plans for the Carnegie Library in Stockton, Kansas, which in turn was built according to plans for the Carnegie Library in Riverside, Iowa. From 1912 through 1995 it served the community as the Osborne Carnegie Library, and is now a regional genealogical & historical research center operated by the Osborne County Genealogical and Historical Society.

Admission: Donations accepted
Hours: Open Monday - Friday, 1:00 to 5:00 PM and Saturday, 9:00 AM to Noon
Address: 307 West Main
Phone: 785-346-9437

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Osborne City Cemetery

The Osborne City Cemetery opened in 1879 at the corner of Eleventh Street and U.S. Highway 24 West. Veterans ranging from the Mexican War though the Vietnam War are buried here. Noted buffalo hunter Jeff Durfey and Howard Ruede, author of the celebrated book "Sod-House Days,"

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Osborne County Veterans Memorial

Erected in 2000, This granite obelisk is dedicated to the memory of all Osborne County military veterans who ever served in active duty. Located on the north side of the historic courthouse square, the black African/

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Osborne County Pioneers Memorial

This simple elegant sphere-topped white marble column was dedicated in 1929 to preserve the memory and spirit of Osborne County's first generation of settlers. It is located on the northeast corner of the historic courthouse square.

Osborne, KS Memorials

Osborne Shady Bend Golf Course

Want a Challenge? Try Shady Bend Golf Course in Osborne, Kansas. You'll like the irrigated, tree lined, blue grass fairways and the undulating, sloped bent grass greens. Our 9 hole golf course, par 36, is a challenge to any golfer with our slope rating of 130.

Our economical $10

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The Osborne visitor can enjoy outdoor activities at the municipal swimming pool, Sanders Baseball Complex, Osborne Gun Club Shooting Range, tennis courts, three miles of bike trails, or just spend some time enjoying one of three parks located in the community.

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The Salina Library and Campbell Room

The Salina Public Library collection consists of over 180,000 volumes as well as 3,000 videos. Catalog and checkout are compu...