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Wakarusa River Valley Heritage Museum

Bloomington Park, Lawrence, KS 66047
+1 785-783-4420
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Nice small, history museum

The Wakarusa River Valley Heritage Museum is located in Bloomington East Park on Clinton Lake. It... read more

Reviewed 11 March 2016
buffalojim67
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Lawrence, Kansas
Small museum, Big on history

This is the little museum with all the history of the Wakarusa Valley communities that disappeared... read more

Reviewed 18 October 2015
Winni50
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texas
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11 Mar 2016
“Nice small, history museum”
18 Oct 2015
“Small museum, Big on history”
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Bloomington Park, Lawrence, KS 66047
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Reviewed 11 March 2016

The Wakarusa River Valley Heritage Museum is located in Bloomington East Park on Clinton Lake. It is a cute little museum that documents the history of the valley, Clinton Lake and the Lone Star Lake area. They are open seasonally and in 2016 will reopen...More

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Reviewed 18 October 2015

This is the little museum with all the history of the Wakarusa Valley communities that disappeared when Clinton Lake was built. So much history in this place. There is a research room with computers and a library and files for genealogy researchers. Open May -...More

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Reviewed 27 July 2014

This museum is rich with stories of local home owners in the area and small towns that are a part of the Clinton/Wakarusa communities and the freedom fighters/underground railroad 'Angels' that helped shelter slaves and get them closer to their freedom. Centered around the homestead...More

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My mom is a Mexican 86 yr old woman and lived on the wakarusa river in the 40tys in a boxcar could that be true
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