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Greenwood County Historical Museum


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Greenwood County Historical Museum The Greenwood County Historical Museum houses artifacts including geneological records, maps agricultural tools, house-hold items, and interesting displays. See the doll house, shaving mugs, tool chest (1860), 1900s kitchen, Norwegian costume and trunks, chapel, complete set of Kansas license plates, antique clocks, rockers, pie safe, 2000 year old spinning wheel.

Geneological Research Center with 2000 files of families, cemetery records, marriage records (1856 - 1990), indexed microfilms covering six county newspapers over time, censuses from 1860-1925.


Hours: 10:00 a.m. to 04:00 p.m and by appointment
Address: 120 West 4th Street
Phone: 620-583-6682
Our Email: gwhistory@sbcglobal.net
Our Website:www.gwhistory.com/

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