Archive for Wednesday, June 4, 2003

Historis site plans opening

June 4, 2003

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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