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Curtis House


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View this beautifully historic residence that was home to Charles Curtis. Charles Curtis served as vice president under Herbert Hoover from 1929-1933 and was the only person of Native American descent to serve in the vice presidency.


Admission: $4/person
Hours: Tours can be scheduled with advance notice.
Address: 11th and Topeka Blvd.
Phone: 800-235-1030

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Curtis House

View this beautifully historic residence that was home to Charles Curtis. Charles Curtis served as vice president under Herbe...