Wakarusa Historic Museum
Your Past Reserved for Your Future!
The Wakarusa Historical Society, Inc. was organized September 9, 1975 by Larry Smith, Floyd Drake, Robert Ehret, Helen Klein and Jack Hess. A meeting was held at the Leinhart Funeral Home with the goal to obtain and restore the old Wakarusa Depot which was subseqently donated to the Society September 10, 1976.
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Wakarusa Historical Society
Since then the Wakarusa Historical Society has obtained "The Vet/ Dr. Office" and "Railroad Coach Car" in 1979; "Grandma's Haus" in 1983; "Dean's Toll Shed" in 1997; "Little Red School House" in 1995; "The Museum's Flag" in 1999; "The Blacksmith's Shop" in 2001and "The Fire House" and two "Fire Trucks" in 2002.
"This is Your Past Preserved for Your Future!"