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Durbin Archeological Site

Picture of property Address Restricted
Moline (Elk County)
Listed in National Register May 2, 1975

Architect: Not listed
Area of Significance: camp

Elk County Courthouse

Picture of property 127 N Pine
Howard (Elk County)
Listed in National Register Apr 22, 2009

Architect: McDonald, George E.
Area of Significance: courthouse
Architectural Style(s): Italian Renaissance
Thematic Nomination: Historic County Courthouses of Kansas

Constructed in 1907 to replace the 19th century courthouse that burned, the Elk County Courthouse is an example of the Romanesque and Italian Renaissance styles. The two-story building with a central clock tower was designed by Kansas City architect George McDonald and features a blonde brick exterior with red tinted mortar. It was nominated for its architecture and its association with local government.

Elk Falls Pratt Truss Bridge

Picture of property off Montgomery St., across the Elk River, Elk Falls vicinity
Elk Falls (Elk County)
Listed in National Register May 6, 1994

Architect: Not listed
Area of Significance: road-related
Architectural Style(s): Bridge
Thematic Nomination: Metal Truss Bridges in Kansas

Constructed 1892-1893, the Elk Falls Pratt Truss Bridge is a wrought iron Pratt truss bridge that spans the Elk River. The Pratt truss is a system of parallel chords and vertical members in compression with diagonal members that slant toward the center in tension. The bridge measures 130 feet long by 16 feet wide and is supported by two limestone abutments built into each bank of the river and. Wood decking provides the roadway for the bridge. It was as part of the "Metal Truss Bridges of Kansas Multiple Property Submission" for its architectural significance.

Grenola Mill and Elevator

Picture of property Railroad Avenue
Grenola (Elk County)
Listed in National Register Jul 11, 2002

Architect: Not listed
Area of Significance: processing; storage
Architectural Style(s): Other

Constructed circa 1909, the Grenola Mill and Elevator is located on a siding of the South Kansas & Oklahoma Railroad Company and consists of a balloon frame grain elevator, mixing room, storage warehouse and scales. The mixing room and warehouse are attached to the west side of the elevator. The elevator is sheathed in metal sheets and has a 15,000-bushel capacity. Designed by the P. H. Pelkey Company of Wichita, the complex was constructed by R. M. Van Ness Construction Company of Fairbury, Nebraska. It was nominated for its association with the development of small family farms and for its architectural significance.

Howard National Bank

Picture of property 147-149 N Wabash
Howard (Elk County)
Listed in National Register Dec 22, 2020

Architect: Charles W. Squires
Area of Significance: financial institution; commerce; business
Architectural Style(s): Romanesque; Late Victorian

The Howard National Bank Building was established as the first Bank in Elk County by George W. McKey, N. Momma, and A.F. Eby, the Bank, and the city grew together. Constructed in 1887 – 1888, the buildings stand on the southeast corner of Wabash and Washington Avenues and served as the home of the Bank until 1960.

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