The 1859 cabin tells the story of early German settlers of Franklin County.


Saturday, April 13, 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Sunday, April 14, 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday, May 18, 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Sunday, May 19, 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Sat, June 15, 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Sun, June 16, 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Sat, August 17, 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Sun, August 18, 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Sat, September 14, 3 p.m

Contact Information

5th and Main
City Park
Ottawa, KS 66067
Phone: 785-242-1232

Location Type

Living History
Historic Home
Interpretive Signs

Site Info

Bus / RV Parking

Built in 1859, the Dietrich Cabin was moved from southwest of Ottawa into City Park when Mrs. Elsie Gault gave it to the Franklin County Historical Society as a gift in honor of the Kansas Centennial of 1961. Kid-Friendly.

Stories & Comments

Deborah Barker  |  on 2/2/2014

New Hours: The Dietrich Cabin will be open on the second Sunday of April, May, June, July, August, September and October from 1 to 4 p.m. Programming: period music, reenactors, story telling, or heritage craft demonstrations - each open Sunday.

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