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New Director Named for WyCo Historical Museum

The Unified Government of Wyandotte County/KCK has named Amy Loch as director of the Wyandotte County Historical Museum.

Loch comes to Wyandotte County from the Stillwater History Museum in Stillwater, Oklahoma where she has served as director since 2017. She previously worked in several roles at the Old Cowtown Museum in Wichita from 2006-2012 as director and curator.

Loch as extensive experience in developing exhibits, event planning, branding and publicity efforts, budget preparation, and grant writing.

The Wyandotte County Historical Museum is located in George Meyn Park in western Wyandotte County. Its mission is to identify, collect, preserve, interpret and disseminate material and information pertaining to Wyandotte County history.

From a horse drawn steam pumper fire engine to police badges and military patches, the collections at the Wyandotte County Museum are vast and varied. The history of Wyandotte County can be viewed in artifacts highlighted in the permanent exhibition spaces. The oldest artifacts belong to the Trowbridge collection, originating from the Hopewell culture, over 3,000 years ago. The museum has
holdings of over 75,000 artifacts.

The Wyandotte County Historical Museum is open Monday-Friday 9am-4pm and Saturdays, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm.

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