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The First Presbyterian Church


category : Historic Churches
The First Presbyterian Church Designed by Charles W. Squires and built in 1897. The limestone block construction with multiple towers and large mitered, arched stained glass windows is typical of the Victorian influence. This church is an example of the Richardson Romanesque style.


Address: 802 Commercial

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National Teachers Hall of Fame

One of Emporia's premier attractions, it proudly recognizes and honors outstanding teachers K-12

Emporia, KS Halls of Fame

Prairie Passage Stone Sculpture Garden

The stone sculptures known collectively as "Prairie Passage" were designed by Emporian Richard Stauffer and produced by the 1992 Kansas Sculptors Association Team Carve. Stauffer's design was selected to illustrate the theme "Prairie Passage," reflecting Emporia'

Emporia, KS Arts

Cookie Jar Heaven

2000 cookie jars and 300

Emporia, KS Museums

The All Veterans Memorial

Dedicated on May 26, 1991, the first Memorial in the nation honors all Veterans from all wars. The park features a World War II M-4A6 Sherman army tank, a memorial to Emporian, Sgt. Grant Timmerman. The "Vietnam Veterans Memorial" was dedicated March 29, 2001

Emporia, KS Memorials

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Beecher Bible and Rifle Church

The church was established in late June, 1857 by settlers from the Connecticut-Kansas Company. The purpose of the group spons...