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Celebrate! the 125th anniversary of Russell Springs in conjuction with our annual Old Settlers Day

Old Settler's Day will be held on Sunday, September 2nd, beginning with the Church Service at 8:00 AM at the St. Francis Chapel. Those 70 years old and older may register in the stage coach building and also sign up for a drawing to be held after lunch. Parade entrants will need to register at 9:30 AM downtown on Grand Ave. The Parade will start at 10:00 AM and the Cow Chip Throwing Contest will be north of the school at 11:00 AM. There will be a hamburger feed at Noon. Please feel free to bring a salad/side dish to share. At 1:00 PM, the program will feature reading the names of those who have passed away in the last year, drawing for prizes for the "Old Settlers" and Marilyn Holt of Abilene will speak on "Orphan Trains in Kansas".

Butterfield Trail Museum Newsletters 2011-2012

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August 2012 Newsletter
August 2012 Newsletter Stories
August 2012 Newsletter Back Page
March 2012 Newsletter
March 2012 Newsletter Stories
March 2011 Newsletter
March 2011 Newsletter Stories
May 2011 Newsletter Stories
May 2011 Newsletter Stories
August 2011 Newsletter
August 2011 Newsletter Stories
November 2011 Newsletter
November 2011 Newsletter Stories
4 Centuries in Kansas
Buffalo Jones
Founding Fathers
Map of Russell Springs
Winona the Scout

2011 Old Settlers Day Parade Grand Marshall and her driver Steve Schertz

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The museum's new sign

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