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Lustron Homes

Address: 85 South Highway 281
Great Bend, KS 67530
Telephone Number: 620.793.5125

Website: www.bartoncountymuseum.org

About this Exploration:

You will love the Lustron!  Great Bend has been designated the "Lustron Capital of Kansas".  Eighteen, pre-fabricated, all-steel homes popularized after World War II, were built in Great Bend.  

To see examples, drive by  these compact, efficient houses:
 
Broadway: W. 3410, E.1444, E.1416
Coolidge: 1307, 1310, 1406
Harding: 1317, 1410, 1411, 1417  
 
The Barton County Historical Society Museum & Village has a Lustron house open for tour.  Winter hours Tuesday-Friday 10 a.m.-5 p.m.  Summer hours Tuesday-Friday 10 a.m.: Saturday-Sunday 1 p.m.-5 p.m. 
 

contact info
Great Bend Convention & Visitors Bureau
3111 10th Street / P.O. Box 1168
Great Bend, KS 67530-0274
Phone: 620.792.2750 or 877.427.9299
Fax: 620.792.7959
 
 
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