We loved visiting Marysville! The Pony Express museum is priceless. The old courthouse museum had so many wonderful disp...
Melissa Shaw Jones
Irvine, CA and Frankfort, KS
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9th Street Steps
9th and Carolina
Email Address: info@VisitMarysvilleKs.org
About this Exploration:
Directions: From U.S. 36 & 77 Junction, go 1 block west and 1 block north.
Hours: Always Open
The retaining wall at 9th and Carolina was a 1934 WPA project, locally known as "The Wall". The terrace and concrete stairway provided agile pedestrians a quick route to the upper part of town. It is several stories high and has been the background of many Senior Class pictures.
During the Great Depression of the 1930s the federal government set up a number of programs to provide work for the unemployed. The best known is the WPA (Works Progress Administration).
101 North 10th Street
Marysville, KS 66508