304. Kaw Mission (Building)

White stone masonry building with a covered porch, green grass and large tree.
Kaw Mission

Begin your visit with the eight-minute orientation video The Original Kansans. Then tour the mission building and browse the Kansa Indian photo gallery, Santa Fe Trail exhibits, and early day Council Grove artifacts. This building was home to 30 Kaw boys from 1851 to 1854.

A room at Kaw Mission iwth shelves of artifacts, a large wooden door, and leather saddle.
Kaw Mission room with various artifacts from the mid 1800s
An open room with several photos of Kaw boys on the wall and two displays of artifacts.
Kaw boys exhibit room
Painting of a scene depicting the Santa Fe Trail days including wagons, traders, oxen, ruts and river crossing.
Painting of Santa Fe Trail