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Harvey County Historical Museum and Library


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Harvey County Historical Museum and Library The Harvey County historical Museum and Libraryi is housed in a former Carnegie Library that served Newton and Harvey County residents until 1973. Completed in 1904, the library was built by a gift from Andrew Carnegie and is the oldest public building in town.

* Harvey County Hall: features the history of Harvey County from pre-settlement through 2007 with sections on Native Americans, immigrants, schools, medicine and natural flora and fauna.

* 1873 Kellas School is available for exploration as a restored one room school.


Admission: Free general admission (donations welcome)
Hours: Tuesday through Friday,10:00 am - 4:00 pm; 1st and 3rd Saturdays, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Address: 203 N. Main
Phone: 316-283-2221
Our Website:hchm.org/

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Harvey County Historical Museum and Library

The Harvey County historical Museum and Libraryi is housed in a former Carnegie Library that served Newton and Harvey County residents until 1973. Completed in 1904, the library was built by a gift from Andrew Carnegie and is the oldest public building in town. * Harvey County Hall:

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