Ethnic & Cultural

Immigrants from all over the world came to work area mines. Murals and other exhibits across the region tell the stories of hardship, survival and solidarity.

Arma Centennial Mural

Arma Centennial Mural

604 East Washington, Arma, KS 66712
(620) 347-4125
On a brick wall dating to 1907 & overlooks site of former hotel. Highlights area's railroad & mining history. A Model T is a reminder of old Jefferson Highway.
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Barn Quilt Mural

Barn Quilt Mural

200 S Summit St, Girard, KS 66743
(620) 724-8918
girardkansas.gov
This large, colorful mural honors the rural folk art tradition of barn quilts and was dedicated at the community's sesquicentennial in 2018.
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Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) Memorial Trail

Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) Memorial Trail

1 W Lake Rd, Farlington, KS 66734
(620) 362-3671
ksoutdoors.com/State-Parks/Locations/Crawford
This 0.25 mile self guided interpretive trail about the builders of the dam is ADA accessible. Includes a statue of a Civilian Conservation Corps worker.
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Ella Buchanan Exhibit

Ella Buchanan Exhibit

308 N Walnut St, Pittsburg, KS 66762
(620) 231-8110
pplonline.org
The first director of Pittsburg's library, in 1901, went on to gain international notoriety as a talented sculptor & leader in women's suffrage movement.
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Immigrant Park

106 W 2nd St, Pittsburg, KS 66762
(620) 231-8310
Built where the old Frisco Depot & Europe Hotel were located. Includes playground & mural that depicts what the area looked like at the turn of the century.
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Little Balkans

Little Balkans

813 Memorial Dr, Pittsburg, KS 66762
(620) 231-7561
littlebalkansfestival.com
Held Labor Day weekend, blends family entertainment with paying homage to the region’s diverse immigration heritage: art, crafts, food, music & more.
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Pittsburg Heritage Mural

417 N Broadway, Pittsburg, KS 66762
417 N Broadway Pittsburg, KS 66762 Located inside BMO Harris Bank.
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Pittsburg Historical Mural

105 E 5th St, Pittsburg, KS 66762
105 E 5th St Pittsburg, KS 66762 Located on the east side of the old Saunders Cooke building, which was built in 1914.
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Solidarity: Amazon Army Mural

Solidarity: Amazon Army Mural

308 N Walnut St, Pittsburg, KS 66762
(620) 231-8110
308 N Walnut St Pittsburg, KS 66762 (620) 231-8110 Located inside the Pittsburg Public Library, this 10'x12' mural features St. Barbara, the patron saint of coal miners, and a number of the wives, mothers and grandmothers of miners who organized marches on coal mines throughout Southeast Kansas, protesting working
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Spirit of the Little Balkans Mural

Spirit of the Little Balkans Mural

701 S Broadway, Franklin, KS 66735
(620) 347-4220
701 S Broadway Franklin, KS 66735 (620) 347-4220 Inside Miners Hall Museum, and created by Antonio Martinez, the Little Balkans themed mural is done completely in charcoal, and tells the story of the thousands of immigrants, representing over 50 nationalities, who came to America to work in area coal
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