This 4-DVD set includes 30 chapters of Tonganoxie history told with photographs, maps, narration, and interviews, "Ken Burns" style.
Twenty-five towns are highlighted on this DVD. This DVD was developed as a companion to the first Ghost Town Bus Tour in May of 2018.
DVDs are available for sale by the Tonganoxie Community Historical Society, including "Traditional Tales Of Tonganoxie" and "Ghost Towns Around Tonganoxie".
The book is a well-written military history by Jay Stout, describing George Cooper’s experiences as a pilot during World War II. But the story is also a human one – of George’s family, his childhood in the Philippines, and his coming of age in difficult times.
The Old Home Place is the story of a farm in eastern Jefferson County. The book reads like a novel, tracing the farm, its occupants and its crops from the late 1800s to the present day.