Kaw Mission State Historic Site
Council Grove, KS 66846
Phone: (620) 767-5410
Start of the Historic Tour of Council Grove. Mission school for state's namesake tribe, the Kaw or Kansas. Interpretation of the Kaw, Santa Fe Trail, and Council Grove. Exhibits feature the mission built in 1850 as a school for Kaw children (children of the Kansa Tribe). It was modernized in 1926 by the tenth child of the first missionary couple to include rare rosewood woodwork and crystal chandeliers.