Old Sedgwick County Courthouse, Wichita

Old Sedgwick County Courthouse, Wichita

The Old Sedgwick County Courthouse was established in 1888 by W. R. McPherson. Until 1959 it was used as the seat of county government. It is a Victorian Renaissance building characterized by many large windows, large halls and beautiful towers. The name of the county was given in honor of John Sedgwick who was the general of the Union Army. The structure is also a landmark because of its exterior beauty and historical value.

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Old Sedgwick County Courthouse on Map

Sight Name: Old Sedgwick County Courthouse
Sight Location: Wichita, USA (See walking tours in Wichita)
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark

Walking Tours in Wichita, Kansas

Create Your Own Walk in Wichita

Create Your Own Walk in Wichita

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Wichita Introduction Walking Tour

Wichita Introduction Walking Tour

In place since the days of Wild West, Wichita is the largest city in Kansas. Industrial hub as it is, the city also hosts a number of large museums, theaters, parks, and entertainment venues, including Exploration Place, featuring hands-on science exhibits, Botanica themed gardens, comprising a wildflower meadow and a Chinese garden, and The Museum of World Treasures, to mention but a few. To find...  view more

Tour Duration: 3 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.7 Km or 3.5 Miles