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Friday, June 21
Genealogy Round Table  (Round Table)
10:00 am to 11:30 am
Vista Drive In, 1911 Tuttle Creek Blvd., Manhattan, KS
Join us for a open ended discussion of all things related to family history and genealogy.  We meet in the side room at Vista, and try to patronize our host with a beverage purchase - and/or a cinnamon roll, etc.


Saturday, June 22
Trail Marker Dedication  (Special Event)
1:30 pm
530 Richards Drive, Manhattan, Kansas
 
Please join us for the dedication of the first of the new Linear Trail Markers.  All are welcome.


Sunday, June 23
Isaac Goodnow's 1855 three-week Journey from New England  (Educational Program)
2:30 pm to 3:30 pm
Manhattan Public Library Auditorium, 629 Poyntz Ave., Manhattan, KS

As an established educator of Natural Science, Isaac Goodnow leads a group of sixty New Englanders, sponsored by the anti-slavery Emigrant Aid Company, to a frontier settlement in 1855 Kansas territory, their purpose being to vote to make Kansas a free state and not a slave state.

Presenter Phil Anderson has 45 years teaching at the high school, private college, public college, and university level. Final 31 years at KSU. First Director of KSU Honor & Integrity System. Presently on Manhattan Urban Area Planning Board, the Historic Resources Board, and a Trustee of the Riley County Historic Museum. Also, presently advocating for a walking/biking connection from downtown Manhattan to the Kansas riverfront.

 This RCGS program is free and open to the public.