Telephone building accepted to Kansas historic register

Telephone Building named to historic registers

Goodland’s United Telephone Building has been accepted to the Kansas historic register and the National Register of Historic Places. United Telephone Building named to Kansas historic register At their Aug. 12, 2017, meeting, the Kansas Historic Sites Board of Review placed Goodland’s United Telephone Building, 1003 Main, on the Register of Historic Kansas Places. The…

United Telephone Building

Say hello to United Telephone Building

The United Telephone Building stands at 1003 Main. According to Kansas Sampler Foundation,” it’s one of the state’s most colorful buildings.” Goodland gets a new telephone building Goodland’s United Telephone Building, an Art Deco masterpiece, was built in 1931. At that time, Goodland’s exchange had more than 1,000 telephones. The system was overloaded. Goodland officials…

Scales of Justice

All rise: Sherman County District Court

The Art Deco District Court Room   The Sherman County District Court’s courtroom on the Sherman County Courthouse second floor is full of Art Deco detail. Courtroom is through the double doors opposite the staircase and elevator. District Judge Scott Showalter calls it “the most beautiful courtroom in Western Kansas.” Furniture and decoration are mostly…