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Major General Frederick Funston

Boyhood Home and Museum

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The 1860 Victorian-style house was moved to its present location, restored, and furnished in period in honor of Funston. Among the highlights of the former journalist's career were his enlistment in the Cuban rebel army in 1896 and his command of a Kansas regiment at the start of the Spanish-American War.

Location: 14 S Washington Ave, Iola Kansas 66749 Telephone 316-365-6728

Other History nearby:
(Burlington) Coffey County Museum
(Iola) Major General Frederick Funston
(Emporia) National Teachers Hall of Fame

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