Tag: 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 […]

Finney County Museum’s annual rib sale fundraiser underway

Orders being taken through Aug. 21; pick up on Aug. 30 The Finney County Historical Society’s annual pre-Labor Day spare rib sale is underway as a fund-raising endeavor to support exhibits, educational programs, research efforts and artifact preservation at the Finney County Museum. According to the Museum, orders may be […]

Annual Flea Market Festival coming July 14

Finney County Historical Museum’s 9th annual Flea Market Festival is scheduled for July 14 at Lee Richardson Zoo. More than 4,700 people from Kansas, Colorado, Oklahoma, Texas and additional states attended the festival last summer which features antiques, collectibles, art and crafts. The gathering offers booths set up by 60-plus […]

New Fleagle Gang artifact added at Finney County Museum

By SCOTT AUST, FCEDC Director of Communications On a day that marked the 90th anniversary of the Fleagle gang’s notorious 1928 Colorado bank robbery, the Finney County Historical Museum unveiled Wednesday a piece of Fleagle-related history that will go on display at the museum. The Fleagle Gang were infamous Finney […]

New exhibit features local Farm Bureau history

By The Finney County Historical Museum Images and artifacts spanning a century of southwest Kansas agriculture are on display in a new exhibit in the Front Door Gallery at the Finney County Historical Museum. The display, “Helping Feed the World 100 Years,” marks the 100th anniversary of the Finney County […]

Next Museum program to focus on area’s Mexican heritage

The Finney County Historical Museum’s 2018 Evening at the Museum lecture series will continue Tuesday, March 20, in Garden City with a presentation by Henry “Hank” Avila, focusing on southwest Kansas families who trace their heritage to Mexico. Now in its fourth year, the series features a different presentation on […]