category : Historic Schoolhouses
Riverside School, located in the Museum complex, is the replica of a one room country school complete with furnishings. It also houses a large collection from Lewis howland of iron toys. There are many pictures and albums, and an abundance of genealogy sources: Civil War letters, Military documents, Land Grants, and Civil War Memorabilia.
A DVD is available for viewing; it features the Great Escape of Creek Leader Opothleyahola, who led 10,000 Indians and their 600 Black slaves out of Confederate controlled Indian Territory into Free State Kansas during the winter of 1861-62. Learn how Humboldt was involved in this important but little known Civil War history. A brochure guides you on a 4-County Tour of this amazing story.
Hours: Open Every Weekend Memorial Day Weekend thru the 2nd Weekend in October, 1:30 - 4:00 pm.
Anytime by appointment.
Address: 2nd and Neosho
Come visit us in Humboldt, Kansas