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St. Marys, Kansas

  • Indian Pay Station Museum

    Indian Pay Station MuseumThe Indian Pay Station, the oldest building in Pottawatomie County, was built in 1857 by the United States Government as an Indian Agency where all business between the Pottawatomie and the government...
    Indian Pay Station Museum
  • Historical Barn

    Historical BarnThe Historical Barn was constructed in and dedicated in 1989. It is constructed of native brown sandstone, limestone and wood. Stone materials for this building came from two area homes which were ove...
    Historical Barn

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St. Mary's College (Originally St. Mary's Mission)

A Brief History of St. Mary's Mission St. Marys, Kansas Following their removal from the Great Lakes area, Pottawatomie Indians were moved to Kansas. Admission was set up for them on Sugar Creek near present day Osawatomie in March of 1839. In1846

St. Marys, KS Historic Churches

Historical Barn

The Historical Barn was constructed in and dedicated in 1989

St. Marys, KS Museums

Indian Pay Station Museum

The Indian Pay Station, the oldest building in Pottawatomie County, was built in 1857

St. Marys, KS Museums

"Presence of Three"

This unique sculpture depicts the Pottawatomie Indians, the Mission and the Oregon Trail. It can be seen on the north side of Highway 24 in the center of town.

St. Marys, KS Arts

Historical Essays

Historical Essays written by local historian, Dorothy Hoobler, are reprinted from the St. Marys Star. Thanks to Dorothy for taking the time and interest to write these essays that give us a glimpse into the life and times of St. Marys, Kansas.

St. Marys, KS Literature

Things to do near St. Marys, KS

Kindergarten School/Schrader Residence

This house was located in the middle of several lots, but at the same general location years ago, perhaps in the early 1880s....

Council Grove Birdwatching

Scenic Council Grove Reservoir attracts flocks of migrating ducks, geese, cormorants, and gulls. In winter bald eagles are fr...