Learn about the history of Richmond and the surrounding communities, with artifacts from churches, the Richmond school, and one-room school houses in the surrounding area, along with displays highlighting 4-H, veterans, farming, and local businesses. There is also an Underground Railroad display, which includes accounts from residents about the last group of slaves John Brown led out of the area. The museum sits in what used to be the Putnam Hardware store and later lumberyard. It is one of the older buildings in town. Free admission, but donations are welcome.
If you are unable to visit during normal hours, please contact Pat Vining (785-835-6598) or the Peters Family (785-835-6170) for a private tour.
Address: 119 East Central, Richmond, KS 66080 [ MAP ]
Hours: Open Saturday and Sunday from Memorial Day to Labor Day, 1-4pm.
Distance From Trail: 600 feet
Web Site: richmondks.org
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