SUMNER COUNTY MUSEUMS

Note:

The Sumner County Historical and Genealogical Societies listed below will merge in November. Yearly dues of $10 will cover January through February. The same address will be effective.


SUMNER COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY
P.O. Box 402
Wellington, KS 67152

Library/archives/museum collections: Library/archives, Chisholm Trail Museum, 502 North Washington, Wellington: newspaper clippings and publications. Yearly membership is $10 and covers April 1st through March 31st of each year.

Hours: 1 p.m. - 4 p.m., Monday - Sunday.

SUMNER COUNTY GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY
P.O. Box 402
Wellington, Kansas 67152

"We put out a really nice quarterly newsletter called the Heritage Harvester and would love to have input of pioneer stories, family reunions, interesting experiences with genealogical research queries, etc. (all with a connection to Sumner Co., of course.) The dues are $10 per year per individual. Our fiscal and membership year runs from April 1st through March 31st. Dues should be sent to the Treasurer, Sumner Co. Genealogical Society, P.O. Box 402, Wellington, KS 67152. Please include complete mailing address with zip extension, telephone number if desired, e-mail address, web page address, if you have one, and surnames you are researching in the county."

Check out our web page.

 

ARGONIA AND WESTERN SUMNER COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY
221 West Garfield
Argonia, Kansas 67004
620-435-6990 or 435-6606

Library/archives/museum collections: Salter Museum: 1884 home of America's first woman mayor, Susanna Medora Salter, miscellaneous Salter family artifacts, and community culture.

Hours: by appointment.

 

CHISHOLM TRAIL MUSEUM
502 North Washington Avenue
Wellington, Kansas 67152
620-326-3820

Library/archives/museum collections: Columbian mammoth skull (in Sumner County Courthouse), domestic life of pioneer Sumner County, family history, cattle trails, prehistoric artifacts, and period rooms.

Hours: 1 p.m. - 4 p.m., Monday - Sunday (summer), variable during winter.

 

MILAN HISTORICAL SOCIETY
Milan, Kansas 67105
620-435-6632 or 435-6423

Library/archives/museum collections: Park House Museum, Main Street: local history and original Milan artifacts.

Hours: by appointment.

 

MULVANE ART MUSEUM
17th and Jewell
Topeka, Kansas 66621 913-231-1010, Ext. 1324

Library/archives/museum collections: nineteenth and twentieth-century American art, seventeenth - twentieth- century European prints, eighteenth -nineteenth-century Japanese fine and decorative arts, contemporary Mountain- Plains regional painting, prints, sculpture and ceramics, and traveling exhibits.

Hours: variable.

 

MULVANE HISTORICAL SOCIETY
300 West Main
P.O. Box 117
Mulvane, Kansas 67110


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This page last updated 07 September 2001