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Friday, June 7
First Friday Program  (Educational Program)
10:00 am to 11:00 am
RCGS Library, 2005 Claflin Road, Manhattan, KS
 
"Diseases our Ancestors Faced and How Those Illnesses Changed Our World." 
 One hour long. Please join us.


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.