Tag: Finney County Historical Museum

FCHS Holiday open house set for Saturday

By STEVE QUAKENBUSH, FCHS Executive Director Santa Claus is setting up shop at the Finney County Historical Museum in Garden City, and everyone is welcome to stop by during the upcoming holiday open house set for 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 9, with an encore exhibit featuring an […]

Museum program to feature King Alfonso

By Steve Quakenbush, Executive Director Finney County Historical Society Conny Bogaard, Ph.D., and Debra Bolton, Ph.D., will present a joint pre-holiday program for the next “Evening at the Museum” offering scheduled for 7 p.m. Nov. 21 in the meeting room of the Finney County Historical Museum, 403 S. Fourth St. […]

New exhibit highlights fire department history

By The Finney County Historical Museum The Garden City Fire Department has been protecting lives and property since 1887, and the agency’s 130th birthday is being celebrated with an exhibit that opened this week in the Front Door Gallery at the Finney County Historical Museum, 403 S. Fourth St. Entitled […]

Cemetery tours tickets sold out

All tickets have been sold for the Finney County Historical Society’s Historic Walking Tours of Valley View Cemetery, which are scheduled Oct. 26, 27 and 28 in partnership with the cemetery staff. The Finney County Historical Museum has started a waiting list for tickets, in case any become available due […]

Cowboy poet to kick off Museum series

The Evenings at the Museum series will resume tomorrow, Sept. 19, at the Finney County Historical Museum in Garden City, offering free presentations at 7 p.m. on the third Tuesday of September, October and November, as well as January through April. According to the FCHM, topics in the fall segment […]

Museum featuring Mexican Fiesta history

Nearly two dozen images from the history of the Garden City Community Mexican Fiesta are on display in a short-term exhibit which just opened at the Finney County Historical Museum. The 91st annual Mexican Fiesta begins this weekend. The Fiesta Scholarship Pageant is at 7 p.m. Friday in the auditorium […]

Annual Historical Society rib sale underway

The Finney County Historical Society’s annual pre-Labor Day spare rib sale is underway as a fund-raising endeavor to support exhibits, educational programs, research and artifact preservation at the Finney County Museum. Orders may be placed through Tuesday, Aug. 22, with pick-up for customers from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Aug. 31 […]

More than 4,000 attend 8th Annual Flea Market

From Finney County Historical Museum: “It’s safe to say that the day attracted more than 4,000 people for antiques, collectibles, art and crafts, as well as other bargains and discoveries. This was our eighth annual festival, and it has grown from 12 visiting vendors in 2010 to 60 today. In addition […]