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Douglass


Bring your lunch for a picnic in the roadside park, or enjoy the historical museum, October Frontier Days, and their community building, which is on the National Historical Register. Douglass has a population of under 2,000.

City Office - 316-747-2109
www.cityofdouglassks.com

Museums and Galleries

Douglass Historical Museum

douglas history 314 S. Forrest
316-746-2319
This museum shows Indian relics, early household effects displayed as a circa 1910 home. Further displays of tools, toys, clothing and personal memorabilia. Family files and research material for the genealogist including local census records. Handicap accessible. Monday, Wednesday, Friday 9-11am and 1-3pm.

Festivals and Annual Events

October—Douglass Frontier Days Second Saturday in October

316-747-2109

November – Christmas Around Town Saturday before Thanksgiving.

Monuments and Historical Sites

Douglass Community Building

206 Forrest
316-747-2109
Constructed in 1935-6 under the Works Progress Administration, using native stone and local stone masons and builders. Still used for community and social events. On the National Register.

Muddy Creek Bridge

Three Miles E. on 200th St. One Mile N. of Douglass
316-776-0900
A reinforced concrete bridge listed on the National Register and is believed to have been built between 1900 - 1910. It is one of only ten reinforced concrete arch bridges still in use in Kansas.

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