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


Hours

The cabin is open from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. during the following Spring 2018 Hours:

Sun, May 20 & June 10: 2-4 pm; Sat June 16: 2-4 pm (in conjunction with the Butterfly Arts & Music Fest)

Contact Information

1124 W 7th Street Terrace
City Park
Ottawa, KS 66067
Phone: 785-242-1232
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Location Type

Kid-friendly
Living History
Historic Home
Interpretive Signs

Site Info

Parking
Bus / RV Parking
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Staffed

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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