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Pioneer Adobe House (Mennonite Settlement Museum)

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  • Historic adobe home realistically furnished with period artifacts
  • Mennonite history and immigrant life
  • Experience country school and flouring windmill

Tour the Pioneer Adobe House, built by Mennonite immigrants from Russia in 1876. It is furnished with period artifacts and on the National Register of Historic Places. Includes the Kreutziger one-room school, the Friesen Dutch windmll, immigrant trunks, historic agricultural and carpentry equipment, and a threshing display. Tours last 30 minutes to 2 hours.

Pioneer Adobe House

(620) 947-3775 508 Memorial Dr., Hillsboro Map it
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The Pioneer Adobe House was built by Mennonite immigrants Peter and Anna Loewen in 1876, upon their arrival from Russia.... Learn more

Friesen Dutch Windmill

(620) 947-3775 508 Memorial Dr., Hillsboro Map it
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The Friesen Dutch windmill is an exact working replica of a gristmill that Jacob Friesen built near Hillsboro in 1876,... Learn more

Kreutziger Schoolhouse

(620) 947-3775 508 Memorial Dr., Hillsboro Map it
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The one-room Kreutziger School was built in 1886 and operated until about 1960. It is set up as an 1890s-era school house... Learn more

William F. Schaeffler House Museum

(620) 947-3775 312 E. Grand Ave., Hillsboro Map it
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This historic house museum includes the elegant 1909 Edwardian, Queen Anne style Schaeffler House which is on the National... Learn more