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This two-story structure has a woman and two children on the bench in front. They were members of the A. J. Bowman family. In June 1857, Beecher Rifle Colony members met here to organize the First Church of Christ in Wabaunsee, Kansas. This temporary church was one of the first structures in the county to be built with milled lumber. This structure was used for religious services and community events until the present stone church was completed in 1862.

Date: Between 1857 and 1880

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Item Number: 221053
Holding Institution: Wabaunsee County Historical Society

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