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Ray Terry has extensive family history for all around that area and in the Cawker city library. Very important for everyo...
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Cawker City Explorations
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Cawker City Explorations | History

Ball of Twine

Farmer Frank Stoeber started saving used twine in his barn in 1953. The ball of twine was moved to Cawker City and now visitors take photos and add twine to make it even bigger.

Claire Windsor

Silent movie star grew up in Cawker City, changed her name and ended up with a star on the Walk of Fame in Hollywood.

Founder Memorial

Drinking fountain memorial to namesake for Cawker City.

Hesperian Library City Museum

Historic Library being restored to original greatness to become Cawker City Museum.

Lincoln Park

What was once beautiful Oak Trees on Oak Creek flooded after a history of Chautauqua's, prisoner of war camp, and church camps.

Oldest Church Pipe Organ

Oldest church pipe organ in Kansas built in 1886 now in Cawker City's United Methodist Church.

Waconda Springs

Healing mineral pool used first by Indians and early settlers. Later many traveled for treatments at sanatorium. Now it is covered by Waconda Lake after Glen Elder Dam was built during 1960's.
contact info
Linda Clover
321 Maple St
Cawker City, KS 67430
Phone: 785.781.4470
City Clerk
804 Locust St
Cawker City, KS 67430
Phone: 785.781.4713
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