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Wabaunsee Co. Historical Society & Museum


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Wabaunsee Co. Historical Society & Museum A focal point for visitors near and far. The museum features turn-of- the-century farm exhibits, a blacksmith shop, leather-making display, an early day doctor's office, an 1880 schoolroom, a 1928 REO fire truck, Beecher Bible and Rifle Church Exhibits, Indian Display, Railroad Depot and a General Lewis Walt display.

This beautiful stone structure on the Native Stone Tour was built in the early 1900s by the Feiden Brothers. One of the exhibits displays the tools used by stone mason, A.E. Forinash.


Admission: here is no charge, but a $2 donation is suggested.
Hours: Mar - Nov: Tues-Sat 10am-Noon, 1pm-4pm
Dec - Feb: Tues & Wed 10am-Noon, 1pm-4pm
Address: 227 Missouri St
Phone: 785-765-2200
Our Email: wabcomuseum@embarqmail.com
Our Website:www.wabaunsee.org/index.php/aboutmus

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Historic Stone Fences

The federal government abolished the open range in a law passed in 1867. The government paid farmers $.40 per rod (16.5 feet) to build and maintain a 4.5

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Holy Family Catholic Church

The construction of this native stone church was the result of the original frame church burning. The cornerstone of this church was laid August 27, 1899 in the new native rock structure measuring 44 by 100

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D.R. and E.W. Bruman/Schroeder Residence

Over the door, chiseled in ornate German script the date, 1882

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Wabaunsee High School

WHS serves the communities of Alma, McFarland, Paxico and Maple Hill. It was constructed in 1938 and is an example of one of the many native stone buildings located in Alma. With its limestone exterior and red tile roof, it is considered one of the most beautiful high schools in Kansas.

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