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TCHS Welcomes You to Tonganoxie, KS

Tonganoxie was once home to the largest dairy farms in Kansas. The TCHS historical site is located on 10 acres of one of those dairies. The buildings include: the Fairchild/Knox barn, a 1929 dairy barn with milk parlor and hay barn, silo, and working windmill; the Honey Valley School, a 1916 one room school house; the Reno Methodist Church, a 1918 church; and a 1936 Fire Pumper Truck.

The museum and buildings are open to the public.
Come visit us!
Tuesdays 9:00am – 4:00pm
Wednesdays 9:00am – Noon
Sundays 1:00pm – 4:00pm
Tours can also be arranged at other times by appointment.
In case of severe weather, ice, or heavy snow, the museum will be closed.
Admission is free – Donations are appreciated.

TCHS meets in the Reno Methodist Church building on the fourth Tuesday of every month (except June and December) at 7:00 pm for a brief business meeting and an historical program. The meetings are open to the public and there is no charge.

TCHS is a non-profit organization, funded through dues, donations, memorials, building rentals, grants and fund raising activities.

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BUS TOUR OF GHOST TOWNS IN THE TONGANOXIE AREA
May 5, 2018

Details are still in development for this afternoon event on May 5th.

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MEMORIAL DAY
BISCUITS & GRAVY BREAKFAST

7:30 am to 11:00 am at the barn at the museum. Flag ceremony at 7:30 am

 

Announcements

Fourth Tuesday Program
April 24, 2018
Five Years of Mondays with Timeline Radio
Clenece Hills has been working in radio since she was in seventh grade in McPherson, Kansas. Her program airs Mondays at 9:05 am on KLWN in Lawrence and has had over 200 guests to date. Clenece will talk about the process and challenges of a weekly live radio program. Check out her program on Mondays at 9:05 am, KLWN FM 1017 and 1320 AM.

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Upcoming Events

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    Museum is Open
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    Museum is Open
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    Volunteer Work Day
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    Museum is Open
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    Volunteer Work Day
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    Museum is Open
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    Museum is Open
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    Board Meeting
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    Volunteer Work Day
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    Museum is Open
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    Museum is Open
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    Program Meeting
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    Volunteer Work Day
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    Museum is Open