Trading Post Museum
The Trading Post Museum is located in Trading Post, the oldest existing settlement in Kansas. Among the artifacts displayed in the Trading Post Museum are Indian flint and clothing, early weapons including a Bowie knife, bullets from the Civil War battle fought here, and early pioneer household goods. The museum houses Linn County tax ledger books from 1863 forward, census records, Trading Post school records, obituaries, marriage records for Linn County, cemetery records, as well as many photographs of area residents. The Museum also houses a large genealogy library and resources. Trading Post Museum is open April 1 through November 1 each year. Hours are 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM Wendesday - Saturday, and at other times by appointment. Exit 69 highway at Butler exit east on 52 highway to Valley Rd. South on Valley to museum.