Historis site plans opening
The Tonganoxie Community Historical Society Site officially will open on June 14, during the annual Tonganoxie Days celebration.
A ribbon-cutting ceremony is planned for 9 a.m. at the site, 201 W. Washington.
In addition, Helene Miller will talk about one-room schools at 10:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m., in presentations appropriate for all ages.
A silent movie, "Tracy the Outlaw," starring Tonganoxie's own Jack Hoey, will be shown at noon and 3 p.m.
The Tonganoxie Tree Board will plant a tree at 2 p.m.
In addition, old-fashioned children's games and food will be available throughout the day. The historical society's museum will be open throughout the day.
Blue grass music also will be featured at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m., and dog agility shows will be held at 10 a.m., noon and 2 p.m.
To reach the site, turn west on Washington Street off U.S. Highway 24-40. Proceed to the historical site's entrance, which is on the north side of West Washington.
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