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We loved visiting Marysville! The Pony Express museum is priceless. The old courthouse museum had so many wonderful disp...
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Irvine, CA and Frankfort, KS
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9th Street Steps

WPA Retaining Wall Project - locally known as "The Wall"

Black Squirrel City

Black squirrels? In Kansas? Sure enough, it's true. Entering Marysville from any direction there are signs proclaiming "Marysville, Kansas - Black Squirrel City".

Bronze Pony Express Horse & Rider

Larger than life bronze Pony Express Horse and Rider

Historic Courthouse & Genealogical Library

This stately Romanesque building is visible coming into Marysville from any direction.

Historic Koester Block

A square of commercial & residential buildings built during the last half of the 19th century and early 1900's, and listed on the National and State Register of Historic Places. The entire block was given by the Koester Family to the City of Marysville in 1977.

Historic Trails Park & Rope Ferry

The Rope Ferry in this park is a replica of the craft used by pioneers, Pony Express riders and other trails travelers.

Koester House Museum

Completed in 1876, this Victorian home is still luxuriously furnished with Koester belongings, including portraits, clothing, toys, books, furniture and household items.

Lifetiles Murals

3 Interactive Murals that come to life when you walk in front of them. One dedicated to the Pony Express, one dedicated to trains, and one dedicated to the history of Marysville.

Marysville High School

1939 WPA Project

MHS Football Stadium

WPA project still in use today.

Pony Express Original Home Station #1

Only original Pony Express Home Station still standing on its original site. Oldest building in Marshall County.

Short Block

Unique "short block" that is half as wide as a normal city block.
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Brenda Staggenborg
101 North 10th Street
Marysville, KS 66508
Phone: 785.562.3101
Fax: 785.562.3101
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