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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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Hesperian Library City Museum

Address: 7th Street and Lake Drive
Cawker City, KS 67430
Telephone Number: 785.781.4961
Second Telephone Number: 785.781.4470


About this Exploration:

See progress of  the restoration of an architectural and historical gem, the original limestone  Hesperian Library built in 1884.  The Victorian building is now being restored as the Cawker City Museum.  Missing ornamentation of roof and ornate gables are being faithfully recreated using historic photographs.
The building is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

The goal of the present restoration is to return the building to its original condition and adapt it for the preservation of historic artifacts of local interest.
Don't you wonder how they came up with such a name?   The word hesperian pertains to "the west." or according to Greek mythology "daughters of Hesperus watching over golden apples in the isles of the Blessed."  So who really knows!



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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