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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
By the FINNEY COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY Tickets are on sale now for the Finney County Historical Society’s 2017 Walking Tours of Valley View Cemetery set for later this month. At 6 and 8 p.m. on Oct. 26, 27 and 28, the fourth annual tour series offers a trove of historical […]
The 91st annual Community Mexican Fiesta gets underway Friday and Saturday with the theme, “Somos Un Pueblo” — “We Are One Town.” The event, taking place annually since 1926, observes the Mexican Independence Day, is celebrated across the U.S. and has included a parade each year in Garden City since […]
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 […]
If you happened to glance up while in beautiful downtown Garden City the past few days, you may have noticed that some painting is underway on the north side of the Windsor Hotel.
The blizzard of 1886. One of the saddest cases resulting from the storm in Finney County, was that of George Beck. He was living on a homestead east of Garden City. During the day when he was away from his shanty, some one stole a part of his roof and […]
By the Finney County Historical Museum The latest exhibit to open in the Front Door Gallery at the Finney County Historical Museum features more than a dozen antique rifles, shotguns and muskets. Entitled “Aiming True,” the display is available for viewing during regular summer exhibit hours of 10 a.m. to […]
Here are some of the most recent artifacts found in The Windsor Hotel after the last round of work.