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Statewide conference in Topeka, May 3-5, 2009 -Bus Tour

Ritchie House
Ritchie House property Front entrance, Ritchie House Re-enactors Anne and Grace Hawkins

Re-enactors Anne & Grace Hawkins.

Preservationists enter Ritchie House Standing roomonly House and sign Front yard treats
Examining mural details Constitution Hall
Front facade, Free State Constitution Hall Alley view, Constitution Hall
Preservationists arrive by bus Examining display on Constitution Hall Mural seen from the south Mural seen from the north
Storefront intro to Constitution Hall Inside store front, with John Brown Constitution Hall display National historic site literature
Topeka High School
South Entrance
South entrance, Topeka High School Foyer, looking southJust inside the south entrance to Topeka High School
Drum core in masks Drum core welcomes preservationists Drum core performance
Halls, Flag staff & Solarium
Ground level hallway, looking east Second floor hallway looking west Flag pole is spar from the U.S.S. Constitution East wing with solarium
Inside the cafeteria Cafeteria ceiling. Chandeliers are down for restoration. Topeka High Band performs for preservationists Cafeteria entrance Cafeteria chandeliers were returned after restoration,
Summer '09.
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Mark Twain bust Library windows Library windows are being restored, Summer 2009. Library windows are also under restoration, Summer '09.
Topeka High Auditorium, under the balcony Auditorium and stage Small chandeliers Larger chandelier

Also on the tour: Kansas State Capitol and Brown v. Board National Historic Site

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