Tag: Finney County Historical Museum

Lunch, Evening programs set to resume at FC Museum

The Big Pool shown during the 1950s. Photo courtesy Finney County Historical Museum GARDEN CITY — The Finney County Historical Museum’s Brown Bag Lunch and Evening at the Museum programs are resuming soon for fall with a new series of six free presentations about history. The noon programs will begin […]

Retired Telegram Sports Editor authors book

The Finney County Historical Museum will host a book signing from 2 to 5 p.m. Aug. 25 for retired Garden City Telegram Sports Editor Brett Marshall, who has just produced an extensive volume on a half-century of Kansas high school football playoffs. Marshall’s book, “Under the Lights: 50 Years of […]

10th annual Flea Market Festival on tap for July 13

Visitors to the 2017 Flea Market peruse some of the wares at one of the booths. Vendor registration is open for the Finney County Historical Museum’s 10th Annual Flea Market Festival scheduled for July 13 at Lee Richardson Zoo, and the museum is currently accepting donated items. More than 4,500 […]

Finney County Museum switches to summer hours

The Finney County Historical Museum, 403 S. Fourth St., Garden City, has extended its exhibit hours for the summer season effective May 28 through mid-August. Hours to see museum exhibits are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday, as well as 1 to 5 p.m. Sundays. Admission is free.       […]

‘Evening in the Past’ to feature Holliday reenactor

Southwest Kansans can step back in time and met Old West legend John Henry “Doc” Holliday at the Finney County Historical Society’s upcoming Evening in the Past, set for 6 p.m. May 25 on the patio at the Finney County Museum. The program will feature a living history performance by […]

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 […]