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TCHS Welcomes You to Tonganoxie, KS

Tonganoxie was once home to the largest dairy farms in Kansas. The TCHS historical site is located on 10 acres of one of those dairies. 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 9:00am – 4:00pm
Wednesdays 9:00am – Noon
Sundays 1:00pm – 4:00pm
Tours can also be arranged at other times by appointment.
In case of severe weather, ice, or heavy snow, the museum will be closed.
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 and there is no charge.

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

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Annual Picnic
Saturday, June 16, 2018

6:30 PM

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Announcements

Fourth Tuesday Program
NOTE: There will be no Fourth Tuesday program in June or July. The next Fourth Tuesday program will be August 28.

The museum will
close at noon
on Tuesday, June 5

Upcoming Events

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  • calendar iconJune 3, 1pm – 4pm
    Museum is Open
  • calendar iconJune 5, 9am – 4pm
    Museum is Open
  • calendar iconJune 6, 9am – noon
    Volunteer Work Day
  • calendar iconJune 10, 1pm – 4pm
    Museum is Open
  • calendar iconJune 12, 9am – 4pm
    Museum is Open
  • calendar iconJune 13, 9am – noon
    Volunteer Work Day
  • calendar iconJune 16, 6:30pm
    Annual Picnic
  • calendar iconJune 17, 1pm – 4pm
    Museum is Open
  • calendar iconJune 19, 9am – 4pm
    Museum is Open
  • calendar iconJune 19, 6:00 pm
    Board Meeting
  • calendar iconJune 20, 9am – noon
    Volunteer Work Day
  • calendar iconJune 24, 1pm – 4pm
    Museum is Open
  • calendar iconJune 26, 9am – 4pm
    Museum is Open
  • calendar iconJune 27, 9am – noon
    Volunteer Work Day