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Pony Express Riders Commemorate 150th

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Monday, The Kansas Division of the National Pony Express Association will relay a special mailbag from the Kansas Territorial Capitol in Lecompton to the state Capitol in Topeka. The delivery will take place on horseback to mark the 150th anniversary of the end of the Pony Express and the 150th birthday of Kansas. Both were started in 1861. 13 Kansas ... Read More »

Kansas Celebrates 150 Years with a Variety of Events

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TOPEKA, KS-The Kansas Historical Society invites the public to participate in Kansas Day commemorations January 27-30. Although Kansas Day is officially Saturday, January 29, this year’s events span several days to kick off a year of events commemorating the 150th anniversary of Kansas statehood. The Historical Society’s Kansas Day events include: . Kansas 150 Stamp First Day of Issue Ceremony ... Read More »

Marysville hosts Historic Trails Symposium

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The Historic Trails Capitol of Kansas Symposium will be Oct. 8th through the 10th at the National Guard Armory in Marysville. The event is sponsored by the Oregon-California Trails Association and is expected to bring scholars, history buffs and tourists to Marysville. Registration fees are $35 for individuals and $50 for families. For non-OCTA members an additional $15 fee will ... Read More »