Shawnee County Historical Society
Cox Communications Heritage Education Center
The Historic John & Mary Jane Ritchie House and the Bleeding Kansas era
1116-1118 SE Madison Avenue
P.O. Box 2201
Topeka, KS 66601
Emergency Phone: 785-224-4156
The Historic Ritchie House is open Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 9 am to 1 pm Other times of the week, Call 785 234 6097
Admission Fee for Ritchie House
$.50 Students, $2.00 Adults.
Upcoming 2024 Programs
All events will be held at 3pm except this coming Sunday.
February 25th at 3pm Pete Stauffer will talk about his family media's influence in Topeka and the Midwest. His presentation will be at the Cox Center at 1118 SE Madison.
March 3rd Former Romper Room's Miss Nancy and former head of the United Way, Nancy Perry joins us at 3pm at 1118 SE Madison
March 10th 3pm Robert Chitwood will talk about old Shawnee County Schools at the Cox Center at 1118 SE Madison
March 17th At 3pm Our annual Show and Tell program. Bring in your historic items and tell about its significance. 1118 SE Madison.
March 24 at 3pm Steve Dodson will speak about Shawnee County baseballCounty at the Cox Center 1118 SE Madison