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First Territorial Capitol of Kansas

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Built at the edge of the Fort Riley cavalry post in 1855, its purpose was to house what became known as the "Bogus Legislature." The legislature consisted mostly of pro-slavery Missourians who crossed into Kansas to sway the elections in their favor. Restored in 1928, the capitol is now a museum. Admission by donation.

Location: Fort Riley Kansas Telephone 785-784-5535

Other History nearby:
(Concordia) Brown Grand Theatre
(Abilene) Dickinson County Heritage Ctr & Museum
(Abilene) Eisenhower Center
(Fort Riley) First Infantry Division Museum
(Fort Riley) First Territorial Capitol of Kansas
(Abilene) Kansas Sports Hall of Fame

05/23 Coming to The Fort Riley area
Kansas State Fair Hutchinson KS September6-15 Each year, over 400,000 visitors flock to the Kansas State Fair to visit a wide array of exhibits, partake in fabulous Fair food, and see the amazing butter sculpture.