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Gano Grain Elevator and Scale House

Picture of property Jct. Of US 50 and County Road 9, Kinsley vicinity
Kinsley (Edwards County)
Listed in National Register 1993-09-21

Architect: Not listed
Category: storage

The Gano Grain Elevator and Scale House is located along the Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad line at Ardell. The elevator features a balloon frame covered in metal sheathing and has a 15,000-bushel capacity. The scale house is rectangular with lap siding and wood roof shingles. The scale is positioned in front of the scale house. The complex was nominated for its architecture and association with the local grain storage industry.

Kinsley Civil War Monument

Picture of property L Road - Hillside Cemetery
Kinsley Vicinity (Edwards County)
Listed in National Register 2008-01-31

Architect: Lester, David A.
Category: monument/marker

Kinsley craftsman and Civil War veteran David A. Lester created the Kinsely Civil War Monument in 1917. The concrete sculpture is one of only three known multi-figure Civil War monuments in Kansas. With no known formal art training, Lester's creation made of cement is truly vernacular and unique. Lester alone designed and executed this hand-built monument at the age of 74, fashioning the entire monument with whatever tools were available including his own hands. It was nominated for its artistic significance as a handmade vernacular memorial.

Palace Theater

Picture of property 223 East 6th Street
Kinsley (Edwards County)
Listed in National Register 2005-02-22

Architect: Not listed
Category: recreational district
Thematic Nomination: Historic Theaters and Opera Houses of Kansas

Constructed in 1917, the Palace Theater is a brick, two-part commercial block with a concrete foundation. It is a vernacular commercial block modified to accommodate its specialized use as a movie theater. Patterned brickwork is the primary ornamentation on the front façade. The interior includes alterations made in 1930 and 1950 from Art Deco moldings to 1950s Modern light fixtures. The theater was nominated as part of the "Historic Theaters and Opera Houses of Kansas Multiple Property Submission" for its architecture and association with local recreation history.

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