Archive for Wednesday, March 25, 2009

Events set for opening day of the Tonganoxie museum

March 25, 2009

Opening Day at the Museum will be held from 1-4 p.m. Sunday, April 5 at the Tonganoxie Community Historic Site, 201 W. Washington St. in Tonganoxie.

Docents will be available for tours and to answer questions, as all buildings on the campus will be open for touring. Vintage cars will be on display and a bake sale will be held. Volunteers with the Tonganoxie Community Historical Society have been restoring a vintage fire truck that is in its final stage of restoration. It will be on display in the firehouse. It is a former Tonganoxie pumper truck. A photo exhibit of the restoration project will complement the vehicle.

Refreshments will be served in the barn on the historic site campus also. For more information about the event, call (913) 369-3835 or (913) 845-2477.


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