“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Mitchell County, Kansas

Clickable Map of Mitchell County, Kansas and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Mitchell County, KS (10) Cloud County, KS (54) Jewell County, KS (3) Lincoln County, KS (1) Osborne County, KS (18) Ottawa County, KS (6)  MitchellCounty(10) Mitchell County (10)  CloudCounty(54) Cloud County (54)  JewellCounty(3) Jewell County (3)  LincolnCounty(1) Lincoln County (1)  OsborneCounty(18) Osborne County (18)  OttawaCounty(6) Ottawa County (6)
Beloit is the county seat for Mitchell County
Adjacent to Mitchell County, Kansas
      Cloud County (54)  
      Jewell County (3)  
      Lincoln County (1)  
      Osborne County (18)  
      Ottawa County (6)  
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1 Kansas, Mitchell County, Beloit — Beloit's Little Red Schoolhouse
The history of this rural, one-room schoolhouse began in 1874. That year, local citizens built the one-room Honey Creek School, originally painted white, located two miles east and three miles south of Glen Elder. The building served to educate . . . Map (db m212974) HM
2 Kansas, Mitchell County, Beloit — Lest We Forget
In deep appreciation of the sacrifices made by the Men and Women of Mitchell County who served in World Wars I and II, we, the citizens of Mitchell County, dedicate this memorial. May 31, 1948Map (db m212924) WM
3 Kansas, Mitchell County, Beloit — Mitchell County Courthouse
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m131542) HM
4 Kansas, Mitchell County, Beloit — The Porter Hotel
is listed in the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior July 23, 2004Map (db m212949) HM
5 Kansas, Mitchell County, Cawker City — Cawker CityEstablished 1870
History Cawker City was founded in 1870 by four men, who played a poker game to see who the town would be named after. The winner, Colonel E. H. Cawker, built the first house in town. The town was incorporated on March 20, 1874, and grew . . . Map (db m123737) HM
6 Kansas, Mitchell County, Cawker City — Homestead of J. Gledhill1871 - 1920
Twelve Mile Post Office 1874 - 1894 Cawker City Smith Center Trail 1871Map (db m46690) HM
7 Kansas, Mitchell County, Cawker City — 36 — Waconda (Great Spirit Spring) Reported missing
Many moons ago, so runs an Indian legend, Waconda, a beautiful Princess, fell in love with a brave of another tribe. Prevented from marriage by a blood feud, this warrior embroiled the tribes in battle. During the fight an arrow struck him as he . . . Map (db m123009) HM
8 Kansas, Mitchell County, Cawker City — Waconda Springs
American Indians considered Waconda Springs a sacred site. Translated similarly by other tribes, the name comes from a Kaw word meaning "Great Spirit." The legend tells of the beautiful Waconda who fell in love with the warrior Takota from a . . . Map (db m123034) HM
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9 Kansas, Mitchell County, Cawker City — World's Largest Ball of Sisal TwineThrift + Patience = Success
Started by Frank Stoeber in 1953 7,801,766 feet 17,886 pounds 2006 1988 circumference 40' 3" 14,687 lbs.Map (db m46686) HM
10 Kansas, Mitchell County, Glen Elder State Park — Waconda Springs / Glen Elder State Park
Welcome Visitors Waconda Springs was said to be known to Native Americans as a ceremonial meeting place for the tribes documented to have used the area. The known tribes are: The Arickanees, Wichita, Sioux, Osage, Kiowas, Arapahoes, . . . Map (db m53424) HM
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Dec. 1, 2023