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Chapman Elementary School – Chapman KS

Date added: February 27, 2013

“Building has ahslar quarry-faced limestone walls laid in a random range. Dressed stone details include beltcourses and arched entry surround. The symmetrical facade has a 9-bay central block. At its center the castellated entry surround projects slightly from the building… read more

Baseball Stadium – Pittsburg KS

Date added: February 27, 2013

“Concrete bleachers have a concrete shed roof structure supported on steel beams. Brick walls with a concrete cap surround the ball field on the north, east and west, with an entrance at the NE corner. A chain link fence encloses… read more

Crawford State Park CCC Camp – Farlington KS

Date added: February 27, 2013

“Few vestiges of the camp remain. The site has high potential for archaeological resources. The visible remains of the CCC camp include the base of the water tower and some concrete footings. The water tower base is a rectangular, mortared… read more

Pittsburg Street Department Building – Pittsburg KS

Date added: February 27, 2013

“Brick structure resting on a concrete foundation has a front-gable roof with a stepped parapet. Original window and door openings are framed by header bricks. Some of the 1/1 windows are square while others are rectangular. A cast stone plaque… read more

Mulberry City Park – Mulberry KS

Date added: February 27, 2013

“Two limestone bbq pits and remnants of two metal picnic tables and benches are the only constructed elements in the east end of the park. A modern baseball field and two concrete block outhouses are located in the west half…. read more

Atkinson Municipal Airport – Pittsburg KS

Date added: February 27, 2013

“The steel structure of the hangar rises from a concrete foundation. Corrugated metal siding clads the walls and very shallow gambrel roof. Large telescopic sliding doors, that extend beyond the original building, dominate the north and south ends. Windows and… read more

Pittsburg State University Lake – Pittsburg KS

Date added: February 27, 2013

“The kidney-shaped lake is surrounded by a grassy lawn dotted with mature trees and shrubs. A gravel path encircles the lake. Two modern bridges with metal railings cross the lake near its center… The current bridge is a modern addition… read more

Crawford County State Park #1 – Frontenac KS

Date added: February 27, 2013

“The 418 acre park has a series of gravel roads circulating around reclaimed strip mine pits. Some of the roads terminate in small earthen boat launches into the pit lakes. In 1926 mining company landholders donated the land to the… read more

Former City Jail – Chapman KS

Date added: February 27, 2013

“Resting on a concrete slab, the building has cast concrete with walls approximately 9 inches thick. A corrugated metal roof with flat, narrow wood fascia caps the jail. The only openings are located in the west side. These include a… read more

Brewer Scout Cabin – Solomon KS

Date added: February 27, 2013

“This log cabin in Solomon City Park retains a high degree of integrity and was listed on the National Register in 2000… The Brewer Scout Cabin was constructed for the Boy and Girl Scouts in Solomon by the CWA using… read more

Marysville High School – Marysville KS

Date added: February 24, 2013

“The Marysville High School/Junior High School Complex is located in a residential neighborhood two blocks south of the historic Marshall County Courthouse and approximately two blocks southwest of Marysville’s business district. The complex occupies 12 acres; three buildings (the high… read more

Sterling Lake Park and Arch Bridge

Sterling Lake Bathhouse and Park – Sterling KS

Date added: October 27, 2012

The lake was developed by the WPA from a commercial sandpit and has functioned as Sterling’s City Park since. A bathhouse and footbridge, plus stone, barrel-style entry markers, enhanced the setting. Notably, the 1955 movie Picnic featured Sterling Lake as… read more

Sterling Cemetery Chapel – Sterling KS

Date added: October 20, 2012

From the Sterling Kansas Bulletin article 8 November 1934: “Another CWA project of which the city and community may well be proud is the new chapel that has just been completed in the northwest corner of the Sterling Community Cemetery…. read more

Courthouse Murals – Wichita KS

Date added: August 20, 2012

“Oil-on-canvas murals, painted in 1935-1936, are located on the east and west walls of the lobby. Artists J. Ward Lockwood and Richard Haines received the commissions through a post office mural project awarded by the U.S. Treasury Department’s Painting and… read more