Goessel, KS   Marion County
Immigrant House, Goessel, KS Mennonite Heritage Museum

   Immigrant House

Mennonite Heritage Museum • Goessel, Kansas

Display of Musical Instruments, Mennonite Heritage Museum - Goessel, KS         The Immigrant House is a replica of those built by the Santa Fe Railroad to provide temporary shelter and housing for the immigrants. At the west end of the building is an exhibit illustrating the interior of the immigrant houses when it was used for shelter. Other exhibits in the Immigrant House include thirty showcases which contain personal items related to the pioneer families that arrived in Kansas in the fall of 1874. These exhibits were designed by descendants of the immigrants. A scale replica of the Alexanderwohl Mennonite Church, 1886-1928, is also on exhibit.

Main Building, Mennonite Heritage Museum - Goessel, KS

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