Tag: Finney County Historical Museum

NEW HISTORIC CHRISTMAS CARD EXHIBIT OPEN AT FINNEY COUNTY MUSEUM

    While the Finney County Historical Museum won’t be hosting a holiday open house this year, due to COVID precautions, it has opened its 2020 Christmas Exhibit in the Front Door Gallery.     Entitled “Season’s Greetings, Historic 19th and 20th Century Christmas Cards,” the display features approximately three-dozen antique Christmas cards dating […]

UPDATE–19th AMENDMENT EXHIBIT DELAYED UNTIL OCT. 30

The Finney County Historical Museum in Garden City now expects to open the statewide traveling exhibit on the 19th Amendment Centennial on Oct. 30, rather than Oct. 28.  Delivery of the display is delayed due to weather-related roadway conditions.     Sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Kansas, the seven-panel […]

FINNEY COUNTY MUSEUM EXHIBIT TO MARK CENTENNIAL OF WOMEN VOTING

19th.tif EEOC.tif The Finney County Historical Museum will host a traveling exhibit before, during and after Election Day that’s designed to bring life to the history of the women’s suffrage movement in Kansas.     The exhibit, sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Kansas, is scheduled for display Oct. 28-Nov. […]

NEW MUSEUM EXHIBIT TRACES HISTORY OF LOCAL WOMEN’S GROUPS

The newest short-term exhibit in the Finney County Historical Museum’s Front Door Gallery has just opened, offering visitors a picture of how local women have founded and developed a wide range of associations, organizations, clubs and societies devoted to improving the quality of life in the community.     The display, entitled […]

CEMETERY WALKING TOUR TICKETS GOING ON SALE AT 9 A.M. SEPT. 28

Volunteer Shelia Hendershot portrays Reba Hutchison, wife of Kansas Supreme Court Justice William E. Hutchison, during the 2016 Historic Walking Tours of Valley View Cemetery. Tickets are available now at the Finney County Historical Museum. Courtesy photo.     Tickets will go on sale at 9 a.m. Sept. 28 for the Finney […]

FINNEY COUNTY MUSEUM RESUMING FREE NOON & EVENING HISTORY PROGRAMS

The Finney County Historical Society is resuming its free evening and noon-hour history programs for the public, beginning Sept. 9.       The fall sessions will take place with socially-distanced seating and additional COVID-19 precautions.  Each is scheduled in the Mary Regan Conference Room of the Finney County Museum, 403 S. […]