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The First Church of Christ in Wabaunsee is also known as the Beecher Bible & Rifle Church, Wabaunsee, Kansas. It was built in 1862. The church was organized by members of the Connecticut Kansas Colony made up of free-state settlers. The famous abolitionist preacher Henry Ward Beecher and his congregation in the East contributed Sharps carbines and Bibles to the group.

Creator: Kansas State Historical Society
Date: 1956

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Item Number: 272
Call Number: FK2.W1 W.71 Con.Bee *10
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 272

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