Tag Archives: Kansas

Harvey County Historical Museum and Historical Society, Newton – Kansas Tuesdays September 15, 2020

As I continue my westward trek across Kansas this week, I started moving south as I zigzag through the state. I saw Wakeeney in Trego County and went looking for what’s to see or do in the area. I came … Continue reading

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Four Kansas Cities in Competition for Space Command HQ – Kansas Tuesdays September 8, 2020

As I continue my westward trek across Kansas this week, I started moving south as I zigzag through the state. I saw Wakeeney in Trego County and went looking for what’s to see or do in the area. I came … Continue reading

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New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of 7 September 2020

I saw this on FamilySearch today – New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of 7 September 2020: https://media.familysearch.org/new-free-historical-records-on-familysearch-week-of-7-september-2020/. Over 1,000 words, but scroll through the list to see if something interests you. This week FamilySearch added over 1M new Catholic … Continue reading

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TheMilitaryStandard Website – September 3, 2020

NOTE: Just to be clear these are abandoned missile silos or missile museums. None of the sites I have seen include the location of active missile silos. As I noted below the sites are either under federal ownership or have … Continue reading

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New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of 31 August 2020

I saw this on FamilySearch today – New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of 31 August 2020: https://media.familysearch.org/new-free-historical-records-on-familysearch-week-of-31-august-2020/. Over 1,000 words, but scroll through the list to see if something interests you. FamilySearch added 400K German Catholic Church Records 1704–1957, … Continue reading

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Barton County Historical Society Museum and Village, Great Bend – Kansas Tuesdays September 1, 2020

As I continue my westward trek across Kansas this week, I started moving south as I zigzag through the state. I saw Wakeeney in Trego County and went looking for what’s to see or do in the area. I came … Continue reading

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Family Memories, Lost Photos, and Old Movies – August 29, 2020

One of the problem with moving as many times as I have moved as an adult, combined with the moves made as a child, I have lost a lot of things in the moves – books, home videos, toys, personal … Continue reading

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Genealogy Records Are Not Always Available – August 27, 2020

I see people asking for birth, death, and marriage records from the late 1800s on a regular basis. If the family belonged to a denomination that kept such records, they may be able to access them if the records weren’t … Continue reading

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Fort Hays, Hays – Kansas Tuesdays August 25, 2020

As I continue my westward trek across Kansas this week, I started moving south as I zigzag through the state. I saw Wakeeney in Trego County and went looking for what’s to see or do in the area. I came … Continue reading

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Central Kansas: Lindsborg — McGee Travel Tales

In the middle of Kansas is the small town Lindsborg, the Little Sweden of the US. It is small, charming little town with a wonderful main street full of art and Dala horses. When wondering the town make sure to … Continue reading

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