Wyandotte County Heritage Festival

  • Presented By: Kansas City, Kansas Public Library
  • Dates: April 15, 2017
  • Location: Kansas City, Kansas Public Library
  • Address: 625 Minnesota Avenue, Kansas City, KS 66101
  • Phone: (913) 295-8250
  • Time: 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM
  • Details
  • Kansas City, Kansas Public Library is hosting their first Wyandotte County Heritage Festival on April 15, 2017 from 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm. This multi-generational event, designed for all ages, is in partnership with Freedom’s Frontier National Heritage Area and the Kansas Humanities Council. Children will enjoy a goat cart ride around the lawn, while the entire family visits with over a dozen local organizations that will entertain and educate them about Kansas and Wyandotte’s rich history. At 2:00 pm, Angela Bates, executive director of the Nicodemus Historical Society, will tell the story of Nicodemus, Kansas, the only remaining western community established by African-Americans during the reconstruction period after the Civil War.

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