Date and Time
Saturday Sep 23, 2023
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM CDT
10:30 FLOUR POWER by Gene Chavez (Humanities Kansas Speaker)
Discuss the rich history of Mexican immigration to Kansas and journey (from corn to wheat flour) of the humble, but important, tortilla. (English and Spanish)
12:30 SANTA FE TRAIL FREIGHTER, ALEXANDER MAJORS
Portrayal by Gary Hicks (KC Area Historic Trails Assoc.)
Learn what it was like to travel this new territory from the perspective of a "businessman", hauling goods back and forth from Kansas to Santa Fe.
2:30 KANSAS MUSIC HISTORY by Derrick Doty (Humanities Kansas Speaker)
Explore informal music traditions, styles and musicians from Territorial KS through the age of radio. Instrument demonstrations and music from early 19th and 20th century Kansas.
The Board of Directors of Gardner Historical Museum, Inc. announces our 20th Anniversary Celebration & Chautauqua on Saturday, September 23rd.
- Trails Information
- Cake & Ice Cream
- Food Truck All Day
- Car Show
- Silent Auction
- Museum Tours
- Pioneer "Camp"
- Kids Activities
- Souvenirs and Crafts for sale at Bray House
Featuring 20 years of museum history and exhibits and cemetery walks history at the museum.
Lawn Chairs Welcome!
Stay All Day!