Galva Logo McPherson County

Special Events


 
Businesses
Cemeteries
Churches
Education
Government
History
Museum
Organizations
Recreation
Special Events
Utilities
Galva High School letter G
 

* Old Empire Days

Empire Days will be celebrated on Saturday, July 3rd this year.
Empire Days in Galva, KS
 
Galva celebrates July 4th in a big way with many activities and games, barbeque, fireworks display, and a street dance. Bashing an old car with a sledgehammer (shown here) is a popular activity. Those who value great desserts stop by the senior center for pie! Fireworks are permitted from 8am until midnight July 1st-July 5th this year.

* Galva High Alumni Reunion

Galva, Kansas High School symbolOnce the heart of the community, the old Galva High School building was constructed in 1916 for grade school and high school students. During the oil boom in 1931 the south wing or gymnasium was added. This building served the elementary and high school students until a new elementary school was built in 1956-57. The doors of Galva High School were closed with the class of 1972. The alumni of Galva High School still meet once a year on the first Saturday of June. For more information contact:
 
Beth Shafer (620) 654-3897
galva1953@yahoo.com
P.O. Box 516
Galva, KS 67443
  Old high school in Galva, KS
 
________________
 
Galva City Hall
208 S Main
Galva, KS 67443
 
Explore Galva & McPherson County, or visit other Kansas Cities & Towns

August 11, 2003 / Connie Thiessen / Galva, Kansas / citgalva@hometelco.net

Blue Skyways Visit the Home Page for Kansas
A service of the Kansas State Library

© Copyright 2003    
City of Galva

Kansas on the Net