SIGHTSEEING IN WICHITA – COLEMAN MUSEUM

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We are waiting for the weather to clear so we can head to Oklahoma City this morning.

Tucked inside the Coleman Outlet Store in downtown Wichita is the Coleman Musuem. At the turn of the last century W. C. Coleman saw potential in the new gas powered lights so in 1905 he demonstrated his first one.



From there they went into all things camping and to this day continually make great products. We recognized a few in this case especially the plastic drink one.



We did not know that they were big into coffee makers.



This caught our eye, a lamp with an asbestos shade.



Coleman stoves were used in WWII