Stratford – Sherman County – 04/07/2015

Our third county for this trip was Sherman. It is north of Dumas. Another nice small town.

Picture of courthouse from 1922.

Picture of courthouse from 1922.

Veterans Plaque on Lodge building.

Veterans Plaque on Lodge building.

Plaque on lodge building.

Plaque on lodge building shows it was built in 1947.

Aerial view of the star in the middle of the street.

Aerial view of the star in the middle of the street.

I cheated to get this star. I tried to take a picture at ground level, but it didn’t come out. So I used Google maps to get this picture.

Entrance to cemetery where we did a nice loop.

Entrance to cemetery where we did a nice loop.

Sherman County Veterans Memorial

Sherman County Veterans Memorial in the Cemetery.

Old Atchison Topeka & Santa Fe Railroad Depot

Old Atchison Topeka & Santa Fe Railroad Depot

The small matching building to the right is a switchman's shanty.

The small matching building to the right is a switchman’s shanty.

An old Phillips gas station from the 1920s

An old Phillips gas station from the 1920s

First Christian Church

First Christian Church

Statue of school mascot.

Statue of school mascot.

High School

High School entrance is nicely decorated.

Redbud Tree

Beautiful Redbud Tree

Nice House

Nice House with interesti9ng inset windows in second floor.

Sherman County Courthouse

Sherman County Courthouse

Historical Marker on Courthouse.

Historical Marker on Courthouse.

Removal of Court Records From Coldwater to Stratford

Fight over which town would have the courthouse.

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2 Responses to Stratford – Sherman County – 04/07/2015

  1. Gypsy Bev says:

    Especially enjoyed the old train station and gas station. I really like your walks.

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