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Do not miss Great Bend from the Santa Fe trail, the wetlands,the Court House,to the coffee shops on Main Street.Stop by th...
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Barton County Courthouse

Address: 1400 Main Street
Great Bend, KS 67530
Telephone Number: 620.793.1800

Website: bartoncounty.org

About this Exploration:

Standing in the center of the town square, the Barton County Courthouse is a fine example of Modern (Classical) Eclecticism.  Designed by W.E. Hulse & Co., Hutchinson, the building was completed in 1918.  Every year there is a Christmas celebration that begins with a parade ending at the courthouse area and afterwards there is the mayor's Christmas tree lighting. There is also a skating rink located between the courthouse and bandstand every year.
 
The public can see inside of the courthouse, Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m.  Notice the beautiful marble flooring and stairs.

The Kansas Quilt Walk surrounds the courthouse square and helps tell the story of early pioneers on the Santa Fe Trail.

 

contact info
Great Bend Convention & Visitors Bureau
3111 10th Street / P.O. Box 1168
Great Bend, KS 67530-0274
Phone: 620.792.2750 or 877.427.9299
Fax: 620.792.7959
 
 
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