The 1915 church building and the original church of 1877, were under the Swedish Methodist Episcopal Conference. In 1925, the combined charge of Providence Chapel (a country church)
The Amana Lutheran Church was founded in 1873
Long before white men settled Kansas this region was the home of Pawnee Indians. French traders in the late 1700'
The Scandia Museum houses many relics from the early settlers who were mostly Swedish, Danish, and Norwegian.
The 3-story mansion was built in the early 1890s by Thure Wohlfort, one of the original colonists of New Scandinavia (Scandia). Prior to building this, the family had lived in a dugout followed by a smaller stone house.