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Friday, February 17
February Roundtable  (Round Table)
10:00 am to 11:30 am
Vista Drive In, 1911 Tuttle Creek Blvd., Manhattan, KS
 
Join us for an open discussion about family history, genealogy, etc.  Share your latest discoveries, family heirlooms, or just come to visit and listen.


Sunday, February 19
WWII POW Camps in Kansas  (Educational Program)
2:30 pm to 3:30 pm
Manhattan Public Library Auditorium, 629 Poyntz Ave., Manhattan, KS
 
Kansas housed thousands of POWs during World War II.  Lowell A. May, author, and a member of the POW Camp Concordia Preservation Society, will talk about this interesting history in Kansas. He will share his research and stories about the German prisoners that lived in Kansas POW Camps during this time.
This RCGS program is free and open to the public
 



Sunday, March 26
Ft. Riley Museums  (Educational Program)
2:30 pm to 3:30 pm
Manhattan Public Library Auditorium, 629 Poyntz Ave., Manhattan, KS
 
Dr. Robert Smith, Director of Fort Riley Museums will talk about U.S. Cavalry and First Infantry Division Museums. The Main Museum has been closed for renovation which started in the spring of 2018. The renovation project includes updating lighting and technology and redesigning the display spaces. A third building in the complex will also be renovated to provide classroom space. The project is funded by the U.S. Army Center of Military History and has been designed to preserve and highlight the historic structure of the museum buildings. 
               This RCGS program is free and open to the public 



Sunday, April 23
Kansas Without the Kanza  (Educational Program)
2:30 pm to 3:30 pm
Manhattan Public Library Auditorium, 629 Poyntz Ave., Manhattan, KS
   
Kansas Without the Kanza: Understanding How the Kanza Homeland Became K-State 
Dr. Mary Kohn, Director of Chapman Center for Rural Studies, and Dr. Lisa Tatonetti, K-State Professor Dept. of English will present this program. “Kansas Land Treaties Project” “Kansas Without the Kanza: Understanding How the Kanza Homeland Became K-State” a report on how the land for Kansas State University came about through the U.S. government Treaties of 1825 and 1846 with the Kanza people. 
               This RCGS program is free and open to the public