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Shawnee Indian Mission State Historic Site

. Description:  Three buildings of the Shawnee Indian Mission which was created to teach Native American children academic and craft skills, later used as Kansas Territory's capitol.
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How to find: 
3403 West 53rd Street
Fairway, KS 66205

Parent Organization:
Kansas State Historical Society
Phone 913 262-0867
Kansas State Historical Society
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As of JUL 2007   K-12 $1 $3 $2  
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What kind of visit you can have: Tour the girls' school and dormitory which shows how the students lived, and  the east building which houses the main museum with exhibits on the skills taught at the school.  There is a kitchen garden in the middle of the complex.
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