When you rent an apartment in Shawnee, you'll see why Money magazine ranked this small American city 39th in its Ò100 Best Places to LiveÓ list. History is rich in Shawnee with living museums and historic sites, and residents often join in the fun at the city's many festivals, parades and other community events. A low cost of living and a low crime rate compared to the average U.S. city add to Shawnee's appeal.
Living in a Shawnee apartment, you'll quickly become familiar with a place called Shawnee Town. It's an outdoor museum that sits on 3 acres of land with a home, barn, school, post office, chapel fire station, businesses and gardens representative of those from the 1840's to the early 1920's. The ÒOld Town, New CityÓ exhibit tells the story of Shawnee when Native Americans lived there until the present day when citizens like you rent apartments in Shawnee.
Many festivals and community events are held in Shawnee Town throughout the year as well. In the summer, residents attend Fire in the Sky, the Arts and Crafts Fair and the Shawnee Great Griller's State Championship Barbeque Contest. Looking to get out of the apartment during Shawnee winter months and have some holiday fun? Kids of all ages will enjoy the Historical Hauntings in the fall and Christmas Around Town in December.
There are many museums and historical attractions near your Shawnee apartment too. Be sure to take the self-guided Downtown and Around the Corner: Historic Walking Tour to explore 18 points of interest around town. You can pick up a free brochure at City Hall or at the Shawnee Town Museum. Also, check out the Johnson County Museum of History for exhibits on local history and culture. A particularly neat exhibit within this museum is the 1950's All Electric House.
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