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Campbell Home


category : Historic Homes
This was the home of David Gee Campbell, the founder of Campbelltown, the original name sited for Merriam. The original house was moved from Shawnee in 1864 and placed on an 18" rock
foundation and basement, made from stone and sand hauled from Turkey Creek. The house burned down in 1890 and was later rebuilt on the original foundation.

The house stands today with some changes and is owned by the Merriam Christian Church.


Address: 9503 Johnson Drive

Come visit us in Merriam, Kansas

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Esther Brown Memorial Park - South Park Area

Esther Brown Memorial Park was developed in memory of Esther E. Brown, a local resident who organized citizen support in the South Park area for litigation leading to the 1949 Webb vs. School District #90 case and ultimately the Kansas Supreme Court'

Merriam, KS Historical Markers

Merriam Historic Plaza

Merriam Historic Plaza & Visitors Bureau is located along I-35 at Exit 228B in Merriam. This site enhances the entrance to Merriam and provides visitors and residents with an outdoor preview of Merriam’

Merriam, KS Visitors Centers


Antioch Pioneer Cemetery

Antioch Pioneer Cemetery is the resting place of some of the Quakers who were associated with the Mission. The Cemetery dates back to before 1850 and a replica of the original church (Antioch Cumberland Presbyterian, formed in 1850)

Merriam, KS Cemeteries


Things to do Historic Homes near Merriam, KS

Silverheels Residence

This is the former residence of Shawnee Indian, John Silverheels built in 1830. Silverheels was given 800 acres in Northeast ...

Campbell Home

This was the home of David Gee Campbell, the founder of Campbelltown, the original name sited for Merriam. The original house...