Baldwin City, Kan. — Old Castle Hall on the Baker‘s Baldwin City campus will be open on Saturday, Sept. 27, as part of the Santa Fe trail exhibit for the Smithsonian Magazine’s 10th annual Museum Day. Admission is free.
Built in 1857-1858, Old Castle Hall, 511 Fifth St., is the first college building in Kansas and listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Now a museum, Old Castle houses artifacts from early Kansas, Methodist, and Baker history.
Its hours for are 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday this weekend. The Santa Fe Trail exhibit, sponsored by the Santa Fe Trail Historical Society, will open on Saturday.
For more information, contact Jen McCollough, director of the museum, at jen.mccollough@bakerU.edu or (785) 594-8380.