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4-DVD set of Tonganoxie history

TCHS Welcomes You to Tonganoxie, KS

Tonganoxie was once home to the largest dairy farm in Kansas. The TCHS historical site is located on 10 acres of that original dairy. The buildings include: the Fairchild/Knox barn, a 1929 dairy barn with milk parlor and hay barn, silo, and working windmill; the Honey Valley School, a 1916 one room school house; the Reno Methodist Church, a 1918 church; and a 1936 Fire Pumper Truck.

The museum and buildings are open to the public.
Come visit us!
Tuesdays 11:00am – 4:00pm, year round
Wednesdays 9:00am – Noon, year round
Sundays 1:00pm – 4:00pm, April thru October
Tours can also be arranged at other times by appointment.
Admission is free – Donations are appreciated.

TCHS meets in the Reno Methodist Church building on the fourth Tuesday of every month (except June and December) at 7:00 pm for a brief business meeting and an historical program. The meetings are open to the public.

TCHS is a non-profit organization, funded through dues, donations, memorials, building rentals, grants and fund raising activities.

Announcements

Traditional Tales of Tonganoxie is now available.  This 4-DVD set includes 30 chapters of Tonganoxie history told with photographs, narration, and interviews.   The set is available for purchase at the museum.

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Featured Event

No Program Meeting in July

We will see you at the Leavenworth County Fair Parade

Upcoming Events

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  • calendar iconJuly 6th, 9am – noon
    Volunteer Work Day
  • calendar iconJuly 13th, 9am – noon
    Volunteer Work Day
  • calendar iconJuly 19th, 6:30pm
    TCHS Board Meeting
  • calendar iconJuly 20th, 9am – noon
    Volunteer Work Day
  • calendar iconJuly 27th, 9am – noon
    Volunteer Work Day

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