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Cowley County Historical Society Scheduled  Events

Future events and exhibits

  • Museum Project - Continuing maintenance needs for the museum
    • Brick Fundraiser - Please help us with this moneymaking project – the sale of commemorative bricks will help with the continuing maintenance needs for the museum. Call for more information and order form.

  • September 23—CCHSM membership drive begins.  Renewals and new memberships.  Membership information can be found on the museum website, or call CCHSM: 620-221-4841

  • September 23-October 3--“History Alive”—1 ½ hour “hands on learning activities” for 3rd grade students in the county. (9-10:30; 1-2:30)  September 23-27—Winfield schools; September 30-October 3—Burden, Dexter, Oxford, Udall,  and Arkansas City schools.   
    Call 620-222-2908 for additional information and/or to schedule students.

  • Sunday, Oct 13, 2:00, CCHS--Annual fall gathering.  All members are encouraged to attend this annual fall gathering.  Program:  Music and “Celebrate 150”—An interesting presentation is planned as a kickoff for celebrating the 1870 founding of Cowley County, Winfield, Arkansas City, and other area towns.    FREE   (A short business meeting will begin at 2:00 followed by the program.)

  • Sunday, October 20, Union Cemetery—“Voices from the Past” present the annual cemetery walk with costumed re-enactors telling the stories of interesting Winfield residents. Purchase your ticket for 3 or 3:30, 4:00 or 4:30.  Tickets: $10 each.  Ticket sales begin Sept 16 at Winfield Graves Drug or CCHSM.  Credit cards and cash accepted.  Credit card purchase of tickets may be made on-line at or at the museum.

  • Monday, November 18, 4:30, CCHSM meeting room—Museum Friends

  • Monday, December 16, 4:30, CCHSM meeting room—Museum Friends

  • Saturday, January 25, 9:00-12:00, Baden Square—"Celebrate Cowley County History”.  FREE

  • New exhibit: “Stitching Memories—Piece by Piece” opens February 1

Cowley County Historical Society Museum