When the Logan County seat moved from Russell Springs, to Oakley, KS, the old courthouse became available for a new use. In 1965, it became the Butterfield Trail Historical Museum.
The building is a two-story, renaissance-style rectangular structure of native stone and brick, with a mansard roof. It is 60' long, 50' wide, and 45' tall. The building has been named to the Register of Historic Places, and stands as a monument to the pioneers who blazed the trail West.
The Butterfield Trail Museum is open from the first Tuesday of May, through Labor Day weekend. The hours are: Tuesday through Saturday, open 9:00 A.M. to 12:00, 1:00P.M. to 5:00, Sunday, open 1:00P.M. to 5:00, closed on Monday.
Yes, you can get here from there!
If you have any questions, please call 785-751-4242, or e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org
Download the museum newsletter: Newsletter.pdf