Spring 2015: “History on Display” sneak peek!


Posted on March 5th, by admin in Magazine, Places. No Comments

History on Display
How Osage Catholic Mission shaped St. Paul and Southeast Kansas

Come for the animal display, stay for the history – or vice versa.

The Osage Mission-Neosho County Museum, located at 203 Washington in St. Paul, features dozens of displays documenting SEK history, including the popular "Born to Hunt" exhibit

The Osage Mission-Neosho County Museum, located at 203 Washington in St. Paul, features dozens of displays documenting SEK history, including the popular “Born to Hunt” exhibit

Truth is, whatever it is that brings you in to the Osage Mission-Neosho County Museum in St. Paul, there’s plenty more where it came from.

“We’re getting to the point now that we’re pretty full,” says Ed Born, past president of the museum and husband of current president Jolene Born. “People bring items to us all the time, and until the last couple of years, we never turned anything down. But we’re getting a little fussy now.”

That’s because St. Paul has a lot of history – almost too much to fit in a standard small-town museum. As a result, the Osage Mission-Neosho County Museum grows and grows with each passing year…

Want to keep reading about St. Paul’s Osage Mission-Neosho County Museum? Check out the spring issue of Southeast Kansas Living, out now! It includes this story in its entirety, plus so much more. Subscribe now, or contact us to find a newsstand near you.





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