Exhibits

    "Current Exhibits" in the Gallery Room are changed monthly and
    seasonally. Exhibits range from the museum's archive or on loan
    from private collectors.  Some examples are:
    2015 Schedule

    Spring and Summer
    Black History
    Permanent exhibits in our three nineteenth century
    buildings include:


  • Indian artifacts, history of Mary Ann Isaacs
    (Brotherton), Christmas Dagnette (Wea), Baptiste
    Peoria (Confederated Tribes) and others.
  • History of Miami County ghost towns and early
    communities.
  • Information about early country and city businesses,
    schools, parks racetracks, hotels, opera houses, etc.
  • Artifacts from St. Philippine Duschene Shrine and
    Mission to the Potawatomie Indians 1837-1847.
  • Barbwire and early tools, glassware, furniture, vintage
    clothing and quilts.
  • Dentists' and Doctor's offices, and Hillsdale's Coburn
    Grocery Store.
  • The Great Patterson Shows and Circus Winter
    Quarters which employed 500 people.
  • Information about John Brown, Quantrill, and the
    contributions of Lou Baehr, Irene Bowman, Maud
    Carver, the VanderVries and others.
  • Artifacts collected from Wea Mission on the east side
    of Paola.
Past Exhibits
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