Tag: history

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 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]