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Wakarusa River Valley Heritage Museum

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Address: Bloomington Park, Lawrence, KS 66047
Phone Number: +1 785-783-4420
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Hidden Gem of local Historic Importance that helped shape our Nation

This museum is rich with stories of local home owners in the area and small towns that are a part of the Clinton/Wakarusa communities and the freedom fighters/underground railroad... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 27 July 2014
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Lawrence, Kansas
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 March 2016

The Wakarusa River Valley Heritage Museum is located in Bloomington East Park on Clinton Lake. It is a cute little museum that documents the history of the valley, Clinton Lake and the Lone Star Lake area. They are open seasonally and in 2016 will reopen April 30.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2015

This is the little museum with all the history of the Wakarusa Valley communities that disappeared when Clinton Lake was built. So much history in this place. There is a research room with computers and a library and files for genealogy researchers. Open May - October, weekends only.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2014

This museum is rich with stories of local home owners in the area and small towns that are a part of the Clinton/Wakarusa communities and the freedom fighters/underground railroad 'Angels' that helped shelter slaves and get them closer to their freedom. Centered around the homestead of Col. J.C. Stelle - whose home was saved due to its historical significance to... More 

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