Tag: Finney County Historical Museum

Museum exhibit marks 100th anniversary of World War I

The Front Door Gallery’s latest exhibit at the Finney County Historical Museum contains artifacts from World War I. The latest exhibit in the Finney County Historical Museum’s Front Door Gallery marks 100 years since southwest Kansas soldiers served in World War I. Entitled “Turning the Tide,” the display encompasses artifacts […]

Evening history program series resumes at museum

The Finney County Historical Museum’s Evening at the Museum series resumes tonight at 7 p.m. with a program about immigration. Oscar Rivera of Garden City will present, “From Honduras to Kansas”, explaining his story of immigration to the U.S. at the museum, 403 S. Fourth St. The Evening at the […]

Spring ‘Brown Bag’ lunch program underway

Johnetta Hebrlee, right, Finney County Historical Museum Education Coordinator, speaks during a past Brown Bag Lunch presentation at the museum. The free program is available at noon on the second Wednesday of each month through April. The Finney County Historical Museum’s 2019 Brown Bag Lunch series began Jan. 9 and […]

Saturday Museum program to focus on state’s land and future

Evening at Finney County Museum one of four linked to documentary about walking across Kansas Kansas native Patrick Ross will share his experiences of walking across Kansas last year during a presentation and moderated discussion sponsored by Humanities Kansas at 7 p.m. Saturday (Nov. 10) at Finney County Historical Museum, […]

Immigration writing workshop Sunday at Finney County Museum

Humanities Kansas and the Finney County Historical Society are jointly sponsoring a workshop to help people write their family stories of immigration to Kansas. The session from 1 to 3 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 21 in the Finney County Historical Museum’s meeting room is part of a statewide project entitled […]

Historic cemetery tours SOLD OUT

** UPDATE FROM EARLIER VERSION ** All tickets have been sold for the Finney County Historical Society’s annual walking tour of Valley View Cemetery on Oct. 11-13. ​The Finney County Historical Museum has started a waiting list for tickets, in case any become available due to cancellations.  In addition, those […]

Paintings & prints featured at Front Door Gallery

A new exhibit featuring 13 paintings, prints and other pieces of artwork from the Finney County Historical Museum’s collection of objects and artifacts is now on display. “Painted and Printed, Perspectives from the Past by Local and Area Artists,” is featured in the museum’s Front Door Gallery, a small space […]