History

HISTORIC FULTON HOUSE OPENING THIS WEEKEND FOR SUMMER

The Historic William Fulton House, located southwest of the Finney County Museum inside Garden City’s Lee Richardson Zoo, will open for weekend visits June 27.     The folk Victorian style home, built in 1884, is owned and operated by the Finney County Historical Society.  Plans call for the structure to be […]

THREE NEW MEMBERS ELECTED TO HISTORICAL SOCIETY BOARD

Three new members have joined the Finney County Historical Society Board of Directors after an election for the 22 person governing body of the 72-year old organization, and nine returning members have been re-elected for additional two-year terms.       The new members include Nikki Geier, who will fill out the […]

FINNEY COUNY MUSEUM REOPENS WITH AMERICAN FLAG EXHIBIT

The Finney County Historical Museum has re-opened, effective June 8, with a new Front Door Gallery display in time for Flag Day and Independence Day.   The museum, which closed to the public March 30 due to the state-mandated pandemic stay-at-home order, has also made additional updates and is observing […]

FINNEY COUNTY MUSEUM CLOSED FOR STAY-AT-HOME ORDER

The Finney County Historical Museum is closed as of March 30 in compliance with the statewide stay-at-home executive order issued by Governor Laura Kelly.     The museum closed exhibits on March 24, but continued office and research operations.  Offices have now closed as well.  In addition, all planned museum events have […]

MUSEUM PROGRAM FEB. 18 FOCUSING ON EL QUARTELEJO PUEBLO

The next program coming up in the Finney County Historical Museum’s series of Brown Bag Lunch and Evening at the Museum lectures IN Garden City is set for 7 p.m. Feb. 18, featuring the El Quartelejo pueblo site in Scott County.     Prior to the program, the museum will be closed […]