Constructed in 1944, the Manweiler – Maupin Chevrolet Dealership building is a rare example of a WWII-era auto dealership. The one-story blond brick building features a curved showroom with plate glass windows that accommodates a single display vehicle. Horizontal banding extends around the showroom and service bay and a curved corner window features glass block, features characteristic of a Streamline Art Moderne building reminiscent of the 1930s. The building was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on October 9, 2012. Manweiler Chevrolet is a fourth-generation family-owned business located in Hoisington’s Main Street district.
Manweiler Chevrolet, National Historic Place is found along the Wetlands and Wildlife National Scenic Byway. Along the byway, you'll encounter landscapes and communities shaped by the powerful forces of motion and change. You're entering a region formed by ancient and ongoing geological movement, a land of stunning bird migrations, of wild winds, and weather, and of richly layered human history. The road moves through radiant wetlands exploding with wildlife; prairie vistas with immense blue skies; and seven rural communities shaped by nature and the entrepreneurial spirit. The inland salt marshes that anchor this drive, Cheyenne Bottoms and Quivira National Wildlife Refuge, are international birders treasures nestled in the heart of America and the Central Flyway. Plan your other stops along the Wetlands and Wildlife National Scenic Byway here.