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"
HAPPY 36th Anniversary!!
Join us during the 2014 year to celebrate our community history through
programming, annual events, donations and continual
growth and development.  
Celebrate with us as we celebrate you!!!
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
Beth Mikita
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
Helen Sourk
Larry Kneisel
Eugene Swearingen
Gary Shear
Larry Day
Larry Adcock
Jim Gibbs
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Upcoming Events


September 23--7pm
Speaker Series Program
Frances Sewell Plamann History Center
(Clock Tower Building, 701 Oregon St.)
"Soda Fountains of Kansas"
Presenter:  Cindy Higgins
Sponsored by the Kansas Humanities Council

October 4
Heritage Day
Memorial Auditorium Museum and Ag Museum

October 16--7pm
Speaker Series Program
Frances Sewell Plamann History Center
(Clock Tower Building, 701 Oregon St.)
"Bronco Bustin' Showmen and Their Spectacular
Wild West Shows"
Presenter:  Jane Rhoads

Sponsored by the Kansas Humanities Council





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