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.
Historic Homes Tour set for June 18 Tickets are on sale for Finney County’s 2017 Historic Homes and Buildings Tour, set for 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. this Sunday, June 18. The tours offer an opportunity to explore the past by visiting five structures linked to the community’s heritage. Tour sites […]
Garden City the setting for novelist’s book Novelist Sara Hoffman shared her experiences and signed copies of her new book, “Finding Baby Ruth,” in a public gathering June 14 at the Finney County Historical Museum in Garden City. Hoffman, of Fort Collins, Colo., recently published an historical fiction novel set […]