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category : Pioneer Life
Stone Post Country The miles of stone fenceposts in this area stand as a tribute to the ingenuity of early settlers who solved their fencing problems on treeless plains by quarrying rock to use as posts. These stone posts have become a trademark of the Land of the Post Rock located in northcentral Kansas


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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

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

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'

Wilson, KS Historic Buildings

Things to do Pioneer Life near Wilson, KS

Bell-Bogardus Indian Massacre and Cemetery

August 12, 1868 - At the homestead site of David A. Bogardus, 40 rods north of the Solomon River and 3 miles southeast of Wil...

Threshing Machine Canyon

In 1867, a party of travelers were transporting three threshing machines belonging to Brigham Young along the Smoky Hill Trai...