Chase County Historical Museum and Library

Chase County Historical Museum & Library
303 Broadway Cottonwood Falls , KS 66845
620-273-8500
chasecountyhistoricalmuseum.com

Hours: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday

Admission: Free, donations appreciated

Browse two-stories of exhibits at the Chase County Historical Museum, including a schoolroom, military room, dentist’s office, cowboy memorabilia and Victorian artifacts.

The museum has a permanent Knute Rockne exhibit, with artifacts and original pictures from the site of his plane crash in Chase County, Kansas. Knute Rockne, regarded as one the greatest football coaches in American History, and seven other people were killed in the accident. A 1932 Rockne Studebaker was recently added to the museum. Other pictures, data and newspaper accounts of that tragic day are available in the library. Tours to the Rockne crash site can be arranged with advanced notice.

The museum building was built in 1882 from native stone and is on the National Register of Historic Places. The building was originally Chase County National Bank.

Cottonwood Falls named “MOST BEAUTIFUL TOWN in ALL 50 STATES” – Kansas by Expedia Travel

One city in each of the fifty states made the list and Cottonwood Falls was selected to represent Kansas https://viewfinder.expedia.com/features/beautiful-towns-50-states/

March 2017 Events

· –       Every Friday Night 7:30pm “Emma Chase Friday Night Music” in Cottonwood Falls ·-       March 1- 7, The Chisholm Trail: Driving the American West Traveling Exhibit at the Symphony in the Flint Hills Gallery · –       March 3, 9:00am-3:00pm Kydzone Extreme (SOS), Swope Park Community Building, Cottonwood Falls · –       March 4, Symphony in…

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