Stop by the 709 Commercial St location to view the model railroad display created by the Emporia Railroad Club.
Viewing hours are Saturday 12:00PM to 5:00PM and Sunday 1:00PM to 4:00PM.
2015 is just around the corner and that means it's time to renew your annual membership to the Lyon County Historical Society. Your membership dues help us offer exhibits, educational programs, special events and collection preservation. For more information about becoming a member check
our Membership page.
LCHS holiday Hours
The Museum and Research Library will observe the following holiday hours:
December 24 - Close at 1:00PM
December 25 & 26 - Closed All Day
December 31 - Close at 1:00PM
January 1 & 2, 2015 - Closed All Day
From all of us to all of you HAPPY HOLIDAYS!
Stop by the museum during our regular business hours to view our current exhibits.
- "A Knight in Emporia, Tall Tales of Sir Orville Watson Mosher, Jr." Exhibt
-"Life Interrupted: Lyon County and the Civil War " Exhibit
-Brinkman Train Room
The LCHS Museum is proud to present the exhibit, "Life Interrupted: Lyon County and the Civil War." Life was interrupted for thousands of men when the call went out for able-bodied males to serve in Kansas regiments during the Civil War.Male residents of Breckinridge, later renamed Lyon County, answered that call. These men left their homes, families and jobs to become “boys in blue”.
The exhibit will examine life in Lyon County prior to 1861, the battles local men fought and died in, and post war migration to Lyon County.In addition to Civil War artifacts and biographies of local men who served, two rare Civil War battle flags will also be on display. The exhibit will run through May 30, 2015.
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