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Linn County Museum & Geneological Library


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Linn County Museum & Geneological Library Sponsored by the Linn County Historical Society, the museum has one of the best genealogy libraries in the region. Displays relate a wide range of county history, including the Mine Creek Battle, lead mining in Kansas, and an old country store exhibit. Learn about Indians who inhabited this area; early explorers; French traders and trappers, the first lead mine in Kansas and the Sugar Creek Mission and the Trail of Death of the Potawatomie Indians.

View displays such as the Old General Store, recreated and filled with thousands of bits of memorabilia. There's a Print Shop, the old bank teller cage with bullet-proof front, a display on coal mining, and school exhibits. Walk through the Cox Car Museum and see an old Model T and other classic cars and trucks.


Hours: Tuesday and Thursday, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm, Saturday and Sunday, 1:00 to 5:00 pm, Daily from 1:00 to 5:00 pm, June through September
Address: Dunlap Park
Phone: 913-352-8739
Our Website:www.linncountyks.com/

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Mine Creek Battlefield State Historic Site

One of the largest Cavalry engagements of the entire Civil War, and the only one fought on Kansas soil, the Battle of Mine Creek occurred on Oct. 25, 1864, when 2,500 Union horsemen defeated 6,500 Confederate soldiers, killing or capturing over 1,000

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Linn County Museum & Geneological Library

Sponsored by the Linn County Historical Society, the museum has one of the best genealogy libraries in the region. Displays relate a wide range of county history, including the Mine Creek Battle, lead mining in Kansas, and an old country store exhibit. Learn about Indians who inhabited this area;

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Trading Post Museum

Trading Post is one of the oldest settlements in Kansas and the site of an early French trading post with the Osage Indians, established in 1825. The museum features early settlers pictures, Indian artifacts, John Brown's cabin door from cabin built at Massacre park in 1858

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