Fort Hays Pottery booth at the Kansas Manufacturer's Show in Wichita, 1947.
Plan to join us on Friday, August 25 during the Art Walk for our exhibit on The Fort Hays Pottery and enjoy music by Lights Out, featuring Noah Cleary and Will Leake.
Be sure to look at our list of events for this year and plan ahead!
Welcome to the Ellis County Historical Society! We look forward to your visit, when you can explore our gallery exhibits and travel from life on the frontier to the present. Our grounds include conjoined church structures, the Hays Fire Department Museum, the Younger Harness Shop, and the Volga German Haus.
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You'll notice that some areas of our website are still under construction. We'll be getting those up and running very soon. In the mean time, if you have specific questions, give us a call or shoot us an email. We're happy to help!