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Osage County Historical Society Museum


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Osage County Historical Society Museum The Lyndon Museum and Research Center offers an interesting collection of artifacts and records that give insights into the early days of the county and its citizens.


Among the special collections and research materials available at the Center are the Mokohoko and Keokuk stories of the Sac and Fox Indians that inhabited the area along with the Annals of Lyndon, Burlingame and Ridgeway, a history of Osage City and Osage County, and stories of the Santa Fe Trail, plus local history and the pioneers.


The Center is a research repository for the index of County marriages, court records, obituaries, territorial census between 1855 and 1925, family genealogies and so much more.


Hours: April through October
Wednesday through Saturday, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Address: 631 Topeka Ave.
Phone: 785 828-3477
Our Email: researchosagechs@embarqmail.com
Our Website:www.osagechs.org/
Tours and Research at other times by Appointment

Come visit us in Lyndon, Kansas

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Bailey House Complex

One hundred and thirty years ago in 1870, Wells P. Bailey built this two-story log house of native walnut trees. The logs were hand hewn with some as much as 20 inches in diameter.

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Osage County Historical Society Museum

The Lyndon Museum and Research Center offers an interesting collection of artifacts and records that give insights into the early days of the county and its citizens.

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