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
 
Phone: 785-234-6097
Emergency Phone: 785-224-4156
                         
Historic Ritchie House Public Tours

Open Tuesday, Wednesday and  Thursday 9 am to 1 pm
Other times of the week, Call  785 234 6097
Suggested Admission Fee for Ritchie House
$.50 Students, $2.00 Adults. 

        Celebrate Topeka's Birthday this month which occurred December 5.   167 years ago, nine men gathered at 1st and Kansas and chartered Topeka.   Happy Birthday.

Are you interested in Lithographs of Old Areas of Shawnee county.   We have five of them for sale for $15 a piece plus shipping and handling.  
 
Click here to see the view of Tecumseh in 1869.

Click here to see old Topeka Buildings

Click here to see Topeka in 1869

Click Here to see Topeka in 1880
 
Click here to see a Map of the Great Plains
 
If you are interested call 785 234 6097 or send us an email at shawneecountyhistory@gmail.com

Please help the Society by signing up with Amazon Smiles or  Dillon's and designate your purchases to help the Society.   It won't cost you a thing and will help us. Click here and scroll down the page to see how to sign up.

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