Ottawa is a town in , which was founded by Baptist missionaries in 1867 on land that had been inhabited by Native Americans of the Ottawa tribe.

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The is a history museum located in Ottawa, Kansas. Photo: Bhall87, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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Plaza 1907 is located in Ottawa, Kansas and has been named "oldest purpose-built cinema in operation in the world", having applied to Guinness World Records in June 2017 and beaten out a theatre in Denmark by two days. Photo: Nja1985, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a private Baptist university with its main campus in Ottawa, Kansas, a second residential campus in , and adult campuses in several locations throughout the United States. is situated 1 mile south of Ottawa.


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