Presbyterian Church

category : Historic Churches
This historic church building was built in 1887 after the previous church had been destroyed by a tornado.

Address: 200 N Summitt
Several area churches are also nearing their centennial.

St. Aloysius Church

St. Aloysius Church

St. Aloysius Church in Greenbush, 7 miles west of Girard on historic Mission Road/Highway 57, was built in 1881. It was begun as a mission in 1869 by Father Phillip Colleton, S.J. as the fulfillment of a pledge made by a Pioneer Priest. Currently it is a religious museum and center for community activities. It is listed on the Kansas State Register of Historic Places.

You will also be able to view the beautiful ruins of the 1902 church and cemetery.

Come visit us in Girard, Kansas

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Big Flag Veteran Memorial

Drop by an see one of the nation's largest American Flags (30' x 60' - 130' high). While you can see the flag from your vehicle, you really must stand under the Big Flag to appreciate its true size, 130 feet high above the Kansas prairie honoring all war veterans.

Girard, KS Memorials

Huey Helicopter & Veteran's Memorial

On April 15, 1995, a formal ceremony dedicated a Huey Helicopter to its new home on the Southeast corner of the Crawford County Courthouse lawn. In addition to the Huey, a granite replica of the Vietnam Wall is engraved with the names of the 777

Girard, KS Memorials

Higgie Family Homes

The Higgie family was a founding family with 10 children (5 of whom settled in Girard). Captain John and three sons were ship captains on the Great Lakes. In 1883, they purchased 80 acres in northwest Girard and named it the "Higgie Addition."

Girard, KS Historic Homes

Ice Barn and McFarland Lake

Ice was harvested from the McFarland Lake and stored in this lovely old stone barn built in 1896. It was built for James McFarland who was in the ice buisiness.

Girard, KS Historic Buildings

Things to do Historic Churches near Girard, KS

Mt. Zion Community Church

This nondenominational restored historical country church is located adjacent to Big Hill Lake. Built for the Mt. Zion commun...