• cemetaryplaque.jpgThe Shawnee_mission_indian_cemetary.jpgcamp was established in 1830.
  • The tribe was moved from Ohio to an indian reservation.
  • The misson was built origanally to convert indians to Christianity.
  • The mission was built by Rev. Thomas Johnson.
  • The Shawnees most venerable men were sent to the mission most often.
  • The mission was moved to Johnson County where a boarding school was opened.
  • The Shawnee Mission served as the second Kansas Territory Capital.
  • It also served as a union camp.
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  • Territorial legislature would meet on the second floor.
  • Unfortunately, it was closed in 1832.
  • Arts and trades were taught at the missions, such as shoe making.