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BELOIT

Beloit Area Chamber Office 

Located in the Porterhouse Hotel

209 E. Main St. #104

785-738-2717

Beloit Area Concert Series

Municipal Building

785-738-2980

Four professional concerts are hosted a year, with a variety of instrumental and vocal talents.

200 S. Mill St. 

785-505-1634

beloitartscenter.org

Offering education, private lessons, youth arts and activities, local artists, and community engagement.

Brown Homestead Marker

About four miles East of Beloit on Asherville Rd. One of the first homesteads in Mitchell County. Large Historical marker describes the farm. 

301 Chautauqua Dr.

785-738-3653

beloitks.org/Facilities

Located in Chautauqua Park. Features a leisure pool, diving area, lap swimming, lazy river, drop slide, family slide, and deck sprays.

Roadside Park Hwy 24 & 9

785-738-2717

beloitks.org

Historical 1940's one-room schoolhouse. Call for tours.

111 S. Hersey

785-738-3652

beloitks.org

Listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Built of native limestone in 1901. Houses county offices.

Mitchell County Historical Society  & Museum

1915 N. Independence

785-738-5355

The Historical Society incorporated in 1971. Museum in existence since 1880. Located in "old Nurse's home" and a variety of exhibits. Open Monday, Tuesday & Thursday.

Perdue House- Mitchell County Regional Medical Foundation

422 W. 8th St

785-738-9493

National Registry of Historic Sites. Jane Perdue supported herself in the 1920s and 30s with a tea room hosted in the Perdue House.

Porter House Apartments- Historic Porter Hotel

209 E. Main St. 

785-738-9900

Listed on the National Register of Historic Sites, built in 1939. Lobby is open to the public.

Presbyterian Church & Liberty Bell

321 E. Main St

785-738-3091

Historical 1878, native limestone church. in 1951 one of only six replicas of "Liberty Bell" bells cast for the 1876 U.S. Centennial was placed in the bell tower. 

1234 N. Independence

785-738-4800

beloitmovies.com

Community theatre owned by the Mitchell County Foundation. Open seven days a week.

St. John's Catholic Church

701 E. Court

785-738-2851

Historic "Old World" architecture, built from 1901-1904 of native limestone. Two massive towers visible on the skyline.

Recreation & Leisure

Beloit and the surrounding communities of Mitchell County are full of historical, recreational, and outdoor activities. Whether visiting the Glen Elder State Park, wrapping twine, or sightseeing we are confident you will find an array of options to keep your schedule full! Call ahead for details on hours and special activities or visit Mitchell County Convention & Tourism for more information.

CAWKER CITY

732 Wisconsin St. 

894-854-6293

eyegoresodditorium.com

A gift shop across from the Ball of Twine that sells unique sodas and candy with a monster flair & oddities throughout.

Hesperian Library & Museum

721 Lake Drive

National Register of Historic Places. First building in Kansas to be built by a Women's Club. Special items are geological specimens & books signed by Susan B. Anthony. 

Located on the east edge of Cawker City

cawkersitykansas.com

9 hole course featuring artificial greens. Open year around to members and non-members alike.

Located within the Methodist Church, 608 Lake Dr.

cawkercitykansas.com

Built in 1886 by Pilcher's Sons of Louisville, Kentucky. Originally created for the congregational church in Kensley, Kansas, and the only organ in Kansas west of Emporia at that time.

Hwy 24, middle of Cawker City

785-781-4470

cawkercitykansas.com

Outdoor venue, started in 1953 by farmer, Frank Stoeber. Call ahead to add twine to the ball. As of August 2019, the ball weighs 20,622 lbs and is 8,326,881 ft. of sisal twine.

GLEN ELDER

Ernie Norris Castle Service Station

100 S. Market St. (now private property)

Acting on a dream from serving in the military during WWI, in 1926, Ernie Norris build a service station that resembled a castle he'd seen in Luxemburg. 

2131 180 Rd

785-545-3345

ksoutdoors.com

Located just west of the city of Glen Elder, south of US-24/K-9 & KS 128 intersection. Glen Elder Reservoir is one of KS's largest lakes at 12,500 acres and unlimited recreational opportunities. 

Glen Elder State Park Hopewell Church

Located a half-mile north of the shores of Waconda Lake, just south of the Glen Elder State Park Ranger Station. The Church was moved from SW of Beloit in 1994 and can be rented for weddings, meetings, etc and provides views of the lake.

Glen Elder Swimming Pool

100 N Market St. 

785-545-3298

Open Memorial Day to Labor Day, weather permitting. Diving board and kids slide

National Peace Pole in City Park

Wilson Neff Park, City Square

785-545-3322 (City Hall)

Located on the north side of the park. Peace Pole marks Kansas' 150-year observance in honor of Post City War settlement and search for peace.

Statue of Liberty in City Park

Wilson Neff Park, City Square

785-545-3322 (City Hall)

Symbolic statue in the center of the park, donated in 1950 by Emily Slaven.

Waconda Springs Replica & Waconda Springs Visitor & Education Center

Commemorating the history of the Waconda Mineral Springs as a holy site for Native Americans and the later use of the Springs for a Hotel and Health Spa, visitors can walk to the Waconda Springs Replica and view history at the museum/visitor center.

TIPTON

St. Boniface Church Grotto

308 Gambrinus

785-373-4455

Grotto built in 1943 from rocks in the surrounding Blue Hills and those brought by Father Charles Menig from the Lourdes, France area.

Tipton Catholic High School

301 State St.

785-373-5635

One hundred year old Catholic high school, still in operation.

Tipton Grocery & Deli

601 Main St. 

785-373-4125

Old Fashioned Grocery Store with Deli counter and multiple items

Tipton Heritage Museum

Main Street

785-373-4800

785-531-2622

Built in 1877 and is one of the original commercial buildings in town. Houses artifacts of the community and region

Tipton Oaks Golf Course

1 mile west of Tipton on Hwy 181, then south 1/4 mile

Rated the most beautiful sand green golf course in Kansas. Par 35 course that is accented with burr oak trees and several elevated tee boxes. $5 to play all day.

HUNTER

The Bank

First Street in Hunter

785-534-9508

Historical building from 1917, now used as a Lodge.

SCOTTSVILLE

Historic Steam Engine

Commercial Ave., alley by Scottsville Church

Outdoor display item

The Bank Building

2323 Commercial Ave.

Historical, built in 1916; now a private business

ASHERVILLE

Asherville Cemetery

1 mile North & 1 mile East of Asherville. First Mitchell County African American settler buried here.

SIMPSON

Trapper Joe's BBQ

304 S. Elkhorn

785-593-6678

Restaurant in a rustic design setting.

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