Schools' Field Trips:
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Topeka History Geeks,
a free Facebook site for
individuals who love the city of Topeka and treasure her history.
The 2011 SCHS Bulletin #85 is The Capital's Storied Capitols, 1856-1886. Editors were Douglass W. Wallace, Jeanne Christie Mithen, and Chris Meinhardt. Copies are $29.99 at the Kansas Museum of History Gift Shop. 1/19/2012
"Suprises await those who
take a chance on Topeka
"--insights of a visitor to Kansas. Read the article, which includes SCHS's John Ritchie House.
Topeka and Shawnee
is your story, whether you are a native or a newcomer or once lived in
this area of Northeast Kansas. Join the Society and share with others
who enjoy learning how our community came to be what
it is today.
History of Uniontown and Potawatomi settlement in the area
Wed., June 5, 7:00 pm, Citizen Potawatomi Nation Community Center, 806 Nishnabe Trail, Rossville.
Presentation by Michael Stubbs, Wabaunsee County Historical Society, and Jon Boursaw, Citizen
Potawatomi Nation Tribal Member. Plans will be covered to create a state park..
Uniontown site promoted—by Ann Marie Bush, Topeka Capital-Journal, 5/4/2013
See historic photos at C-Jonline web site!
See May tour
SCHS Newsletter On-line only:
Civil War Sesquicentennial
1861-1864 | 2011-2014
A Civil War Timeline —NYTimes
The Civil War Roundtable of Eastern Kansas meets the last Thursday of each month at the Cox Communication Heritage Education Center, 1118 SE Madison, Topeka.
Meetings of the CWRT are free and open to the public. Membership is $15 annually and pays the fees/expenses of speakers. Past presenters have included Wiley Sword, Michael Burlingame, and the Pulitzer-nominated author, Fred Chiaventone.