The Shawnee Mission was established in 1839 as a Methodist Manual Training School. Children from 23 tribes attended the school before the site became a Union Soldiers encampment during the Civil War.
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Shawnee Mission, like many other missions, was established as a manual training school attended by boys and girls from Shawnee, Delaware, and other Indian nations from 1839 to 1866. Visit this 12-acre National Historic Landmark and learn the stories of those who lived there.
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