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Merriam, Kansas

  • Silverheels Residence

    This is the former residence of Shawnee Indian, John Silverheels built in 1830. Silverheels was given 800 acres in Northeast Johnson County in a treaty by President Buchanan. The 2-story log cabin is ...
    Silverheels Residence
  • Loomis Home

    Loomis HomeThis home was built in 1882, as the home of Dr. Loomis who bought most of the land and buildings located at the Quaker Mission. This home is now a private residence located on the National Register of...
    Loomis Home
  • Campbell Home

    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 b...
    Campbell Home

Attractions and Upcoming Events

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

Loomis Home

This home was built in 1882

Merriam, KS Historic Homes



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

Things to do near Merriam, KS

The Jayhawk

The legend of the Jayhawk States that: "Early one autumn morning in 1856, Pat Devilin, a Free-State Irishman, rode into Osawa...

Heritage Park Golf Course

Course Access: PublicHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 2 days...