Upcoming Events

Museums Closed for Winter Season and will open
back up on May 1, 2011

April 19 Speaker Series
"Kansas & the Civil War in
American History & Memory"
7pm Frances Sewell Plamann History Center

May 17 Speaker Series
"Free Did Not Mean Welcome"
7pm Frances Sewell Plamann History Center
Brown County
Historical Society
"Enriching Our Future Through Our Past"
The story tellers and keepers
of Brown County history
since 1978
Mission Statement
The Brown County Historical Society's mission is to preserve, promote and protect the
history of Brown County for present and future generations, through educational, cultural,
economic, and community programming.
  • To promote and pursue historical and antiquarian work and research related
    to the County of Brown County, Kansas;
  • To collect and preserve the books, manuscripts, photographs, furniture, and
    other articles of historical and antiquarian interest related to the county of
    Brown County, Kansas;
  • To preserve and maintain the historical authenticity and character of the
    Memorial Auditorium and AG Museum & Windmill Lane;
  • To serve as a resource for the preservation and interpretation of local history;
  • To cooperate with the Frances Plamann Trust in operation of the Frances
    Sewell Plamann History Center.
Director/Curator
Eric Oldham

Memorial Auditorium
Janice Kneisley
Marilyn Van Swol

AG Museum & Windmill Lane
Bonnie Reetz
Amy Larson
Janice Kneisley
Board of Directors
President
Jere Bruning

Vice President
Dennis Greer

Secretary
Wesley Duesing

Treasurer
Delores Waite

Directors
Donna Thonen-editor
Larry Kneisel
Eugene Swearingen
Gary Shear
Larry Day
Larry Adcock
Jim Gibbs
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Upcoming Events



August 18-Oct. 31
Climate & Energy Central:  Doing Science in
Kansas traveling exhibit.
Ag Museum
Look under Special Events for more information on
this exhibit.


September 19
Heritage Day/Maple Leaf Festival
Museums open free to public
10am to 3pm









***Book of Remeberance Link is located in the
Photos Section of the website***