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Cowley County Historical Society Scheduled  Events

Future events and exhibits 2019

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

  • 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.

  • The Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War is dedicated to preserving the memory of the brave soldiers, sailors, and marines who fought heroically to save the Union. We conduct Memorial Day services at cemeteries, reset and preserve existing headstones, and set and dedicate new stones. At regular monthly meetings, members share stories of their ancestors and where they fought, listen to speakers on various CW topics, and conduct the regular business of the camp.
    The National Commander-in-Chief and the Commander of the Department of Kansas have authorized the formation of a new SUVCW camp in Cowley County. We will hold our first meeting in the process to organize the camp.
    I invite any man with interest in the Civil War to meet next Saturday, August 3, at the Cowley County Historical Museum at 10:00 am.
    Come and learn how you can be a part of preserving CW history.
    Kent M. Melcher
    Past Commander
    Department of Kansas

  • Oct— “Voices from the Past” –walking tour     Watch for date and details coming soon


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