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Auld Stone Barn

Picture of property 255 Utah Rd
Wakefield (Clay County)
Listed in National Register Oct 14, 2001

Architect: James Auld
Area of Significance: animal facility
Architectural Style(s): Other

Built to breed and raise horses, the Auld Stone Barn was constructed 1908-1910 by its owner James Auld. Nominated for its architecture, the barn features a native limestone foundation and base and wood and metal sheathing on the upper level. Three gabled dormers line the south-facing elevation. Arched stone openings run along the south-facing elevation that Auld himself cut and constructed.

Clay Center Carnegie Library

Picture of property 706 6th St
Clay Center (Clay County)
Listed in National Register Jun 25, 1987

Architect: H. B. Winter
Area of Significance: library
Architectural Style(s): Classical Revival
Thematic Nomination: Carnegie Libraries of Kansas

Constructed circa 1912, the Clay Center Carnegie Library is a two-story, gray brick, Neo-Classical-style building. It retains many classical details including Doric capitals, Ionic columns, and a pediment frieze. It was nominated as part of the "Carnegie Libraries of Kansas Multiple Property Submission" for its architecture and as part of the Carnegie Corporation Library Building Program.

Clay Center Downtown Historic District

Picture of property Fourth to Sixth Street, Court to Lincoln Avenue
Clay Center (Clay County)
Listed in National Register Oct 30, 2020

Architect: J.C. Holland
Area of Significance: commercial district
Architectural Style(s): Classical Revival; Commercial; Italianate; Late 19th and 20th Century Revivals; Late 19th and Early 20th Century American Movements

Clay Center has served as an agricultural market town for the surrounding trade area in the Republican River valley. The historic district includes the central core area of the historic commercial district that developed in the 1870s and 1880s. In 1973, a major tornado damaged some buildings on the south side and east side of downtown but missed the buildings now included in the historic district.

Clay County Courthouse

Picture of property 5th and Court
Clay Center (Clay County)
Listed in National Register Jan 29, 1973

Architect: James Holland
Area of Significance: courthouse
Architectural Style(s): Romanesque

Situated in the courthouse square in Clay Center, the Clay County Courthouse was constructed in 1900-1901 on land donated by the town's founder. Designed by architect J. C. Holland of Topeka, the courthouse is a two-story, Romanesque-style building with a dominant central clock tower and massive stone masonry. J. C. and H. H. Ziegler and J.T. Dalton of Junction City were contractors with the A. H. Andrews Company of Chicago furnishing the interior. The courthouse was nominated for its architecture.

Mugler Lodge Site

Picture of property Address Restricted
Clay Center (Clay County)
Listed in National Register Mar 1, 1994

Architect: Not listed
Area of Significance: archaeological site; village site

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