Tag Archives: Kansas

New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of 10 February 2020

I saw this last night – New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of 10 February 2020: https://media.familysearch.org/new-free-historical-records-on-familysearch-week-of-10-february-2020/. Over 1,300 words. Best to do a search for the country or state to see if has records that may apply to … Continue reading

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Davis Memorial, Hiawatha – Kansas Tuesdays February 11, 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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Two Kansans killed at Pearl Harbor are identified – KSN TV February 4, 2020

Initially, I saw an article on my phone on Hays, Kansas news – Remains of Kansas man killed in Pearl Harbor identified announcing that Rex Wise had been identified. When I typed Rex Wise Pearl Harbor, I came up with … Continue reading

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Atomic Underground Featured Vlogger of the Week – February 5, 2020

I updated this post February 6, 2020 as somehow WordPress overwrote the post in large part. I was able to find the earlier post in History and restore it. I chose Atomic Underground as this week’s Featured Vlogger of the … Continue reading

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Shomin Airport, Oskaloosa – Kansas Tuesdays February 4, 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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B-29 Doc to Participate in 2020 Arsenal of Democracy Flyover in Washington, D.C. — B-29 Doc

B-29 Doc, one of only two remaining B-29 Superfortresses still flying today, will participate in the 2020 Arsenal of Democracy Flyover in Washington, D.C., May 7-8, 2020. The event commemorates the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II … Continue reading

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Understanding Jewish Gravestones – BillionGraves – Tombstone Tuesdays February 4, 2020

I made Understanding Jewish Gravestones – https://blog.billiongraves.com/understanding-jewish-gravestones/ posted on BillionGraves this week’s Tombstone Tuesdays post. The original post is over 2,200 words long, and I encourage reading it if you can. I am cutting it down to keep it just over … Continue reading

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Happy Kansas Day – January 29, 2020

Happy Kansas Day 2020. It was on this date in 1861 Kansas became a state. It was first celebrated in 1877 as an unofficial holidey – http://www.holidayscalendar.com/event/kansas-day/. It is not a public holiday. From the link above:   It’s illegal … Continue reading

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Doc and WSU Tech team up to bring ‘Pull a Plane’ event to Wichita — B-29 Doc

Doc’s Friends and the WSU Tech Foundation will host a Pull a Plane event Saturday, April 18 at the B-29 Doc Hangar, Education and Visitors Center at Eisenhower National Airport. The unique event in Wichita will feature teams of 25 … Continue reading

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General Funston Boyhood Home and Museum, Iola – Kansas Tuesdays January 28, 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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