TCHS Newsletters

Tonganoxie Community Historical Society publishes a quarterly newsletter to update members of on-going business of the historical society and any upcoming events.

The newsletter is also a venue for historical articles and research by members.

The newsletter is emailed to all members.

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Newsletter December 2017

  • Excerpt from 4th QUARTER NEWSLETTER December 2017


    S/Sgt Vernon Kaufman, the brother of Donna Wiley, was killed when his B-17G airplane blew up . It was during WWII when flak penetrated the bomb compartment of the aircraft 40 seconds before the bombs were to be dropped.

    Donna and Emil Wiley are long time members of our historical society. They have been extremely active in 4-H and the Reno school when it was operating. Donna has for many years operated and insured the Leavenworth 4-H had a successful food stand during the Leavenworth Co. Fair. She has given me a copy of Vernon's diary and some detailed information from two of the survivors of this airplane's crash.

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