The Connecticut-Kansas colonists joined with earlier settlers of Kansas and founded a church in Wabaunsee in late June 1857, now called the Beecher Bible and Rifle Church.


Admission is free, but call ahead to schedule a tour.

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1414 Lilac Lane
Wamego, KS 66547
Phone: 785-617-1300

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The congregation continues to welcome guests, guest speakers, new and old members. In 1992, The George Thompson Christian Center was built. This building has modern facilities for Sunday School classes and other activities. This church has been servicing the public since 1862, although not continuously.

Tours are available upon request and church services are still held on Sundays.

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