Best Genealogy Place in Riley County
We have a wealth of information about Riley County, the surrounding counties, and the families who settled here.
History & Genealogy Fair
Saturday, August 24, 2019, 10am - 3pm
Pottorf Hall, CICO Park, Manhattan at Kimball & Wreath
Hosted by Riley County Genealogy Society,
Riley County Historical Society and Museum, &
Manhattan/Riley County Preservation Alliance
- Classroom Presentations – Topics about genealogy, history, and preservation.
- Information Tables - Genealogy & Historical Societies, Museums, personal history projects, & more
- Kansas History Book Corner – author interviews
10:30 - 11:15 a.m.
Jim Sherow - The Chisolm Trail: Joseph McCoy’s Great Gamble
11:30 - 12:15 p.m.
Patricia Wadick & Vicki Holverson - Creating Your Family Books: The Write Time
12:30 - 1:15 p.m.
Sara Fisher - Researching Your House
1:30 - 2:30 p.m.
Nolan Sump, Historical Reenactor - Gov. Nehemiah Green, 1881
Admission is free - Open to the public
For more information call RCGS Library at 785-565-6495.
Check library open hours before calling.
We invite organizations to participate in the 2019 Manhattan Area Genealogy & History Fair. Reserve a table to promote your group. There is no charge for a displaly table.