July 21, 2011
Tonganoxie Community Historic Site, 201 W. Washington St. near U.S. Highway 24-40.
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Public invited to event
The Tonganoxie Community Historical Society will have its Christmas party next week.
A former governor is one character expected to come alive next week at the Tonganoxie Community Historic Site. The historical society will have First City Performers And Story Tellers members at its October meeting. The public is welcome to attend the performance, which starts at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the historic site, 201 W. Washington St. in Tonganoxie.
John Brown has come to life in re-enactments at the Black Jack Battlefield in southern Douglas County and at other venues, including area classrooms.
The Tonganoxie Community Historical Society is inviting the community to its annual picnic, which is Saturday at the historic site.
The life of Kirby McRill will be explained next week.
Local residents will share their remembrances of Tonganoxie history Tuesday.
Wheat has long been a major part of Kansas History.