Coronado Heights

Coronado Heights-© photo by Susan Howell, Nov. 7, 2002
Coronado Park 1936 WPA 1292
 
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Coronado Heights main 'castle'
Coronado Heights--1936 WPA Project .
Coronado Heights is a favorite place to explore.  It's perched on top of the mountains NW of Lindsborg close to the southern border of Saline County.  Built by the WPA in 1936, it has a main "castle", picnic spots with stone fireplaces' and a stone "convenience" building.  A switchback road that may have once been paved leads right to the top where the view is wonderful in all directions.

Coronado Heights, looking south through the castle window-© photo by Susan Howell, Nov. 7, 2002
View to the south
through the castle window
Coronado Heights, looking west from the top of the castle-© photo by Susan Howell, Nov. 7, 2002
Looking west from the top of the castle
Coronado Heights, the view towards Lindsborg (SE) in McPherson County-© photo by Susan Howell, Nov. 7, 2002
The view towards Lindsborg (SE) in McPherson County.
Coronado Heights, inside stairway, heading up to the top-© photo by Susan Howell, Nov. 7, 2002
Inside stairway,
heading up to the top
Coronado Heights, almost to the top of the castle-© photo by Susan Howell, Nov. 7, 2002
Coronado Heights, at the top of the castle looking south-© photo by Susan Howell, Nov. 7, 2002
(<_) almost to the top, and then
(^) at the top looking south
Coronado Heights, picnic area just south of the castle-© photo by Susan Howell, Nov. 7, 2002 Coronado Heights, looking SW past the picnic area toward the 'convenience' structure in the background-© photo by Susan Howell, Nov. 7, 2002
(<_) Picnic area just south of the castle.
(^) Looking SW past the picnic area toward
the "convenience" structure in the background.
Coronado Heights, a closer view of the castle-© photo by Susan Howell, Nov. 7, 2002
A closer view of the castle.
 
November 10, 2002 / John & Susan Howell / Wichita, Kansas / howell@kotn.org

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