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Kansas Day Program – Sunday, January 27th, 2013 2pm

Join us for a special Kansas Day program with Ron Wilson, “Now, That’s Rural: Entrepreneurs and Innovators Who Shaped Kansas Communities.” Our program is brought to you by the Kansas Humanities Council, a non-profit organization promoting understanding of the history … Continue reading

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Senior Wednesday – March 27 – “Wichita: 1930-2000” with Dr. Jay Price

Seniors 55 and older are invited to enjoy a special program on the fourth Wednesday of the month. Doors open at 9:30 and the program begins at 10am. Members are admitted free; non-members are admitted for the special Senior Wednesday … Continue reading

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Senior Wednesday – February 27 – “Highland Cemetery – Resting Place of Pioneers”

Seniors 55 and older are invited to enjoy a special program on the fourth Wednesday of the month. Doors open at 9:30 and the program begins at 10am. Members are admitted free; non-members are admitted for the special Senior Wednesday … Continue reading

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Senior Wednesday – January 23rd – “Hunting and Trading on the Great Plains”

Seniors 55 and older are invited to enjoy a special program on the fourth Wednesday of the month. Doors open at 9:30 and the program begins at 10am. Members are admitted free; non-members are admitted for the special Senior Wednesday … Continue reading

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Holiday Wreath Festival – November 15-16

The Annual Holiday Wreath Festival will be held on Thursday, November 15th and Friday, November 16th from 10:00 am until 2:00 pm. The Wreath Festival will feature wreathes, holiday gifts of all kinds, delicious baked goods, festive music, and special … Continue reading

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KPTS Screening of “The Dust Bowl” by Ken Burns – November 1st, 5:30

PBS, Florentine Films and KPTS invite you to a sneak preview of THE DUST BOWL premiering November 18 on KPTS/PBS. Join us Thursday, November 1 at the Wichita Historical Museum, 204 S. Main, Wichita. 5:30 Screening followed by guest speaker … Continue reading

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BOOK EVENT – Rise to Greatness by David Von Drehle – Thursday, November 8

BOOK EVENT – Rise to Greatness, acclaimed author David Von Drehle – the electrifying story of Abraham Lincoln’s rise to greatness during the most perilous year in our nation’s history Thursday, November 8, 7-9pm. Free and open to the public. … Continue reading

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Final Friday – Family Friendly Torchlight Tour, Friday, October 26, 7-10pm

Just in time for Halloween, join us for Final Friday Night in the Wichita-Sedgwick County Historical Museum, for a fun, family-friendly tour of the Museum in the dark! Flashlights will be provided for participants who will be guided through the … Continue reading

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Senior Wednesday – “Wichita’s History in Picture Postcards” by Jim Mason, Wednesday, October 24

Wichita’s History in Picture Postcards:  Jim Mason will give an illustrated presentation about his new book, Wichita, that features 206 vintage picture postcards showing what our city was like a century ago.  Jim will sign copies of the book afterwards. … Continue reading

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Senior Wednesday – “Prairie Living” by John Richardson – Wednesday, September 26

Prairie Living by John Richardson An illustrated presentation of dwelling styles used in the prairie, including the earth and grass lodges of the Native Americans, dugouts and sod houses, modern Prairie Style of architecture developed by Frank Lloyd Wright, the … Continue reading

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