Archive for Thursday, October 18, 2007

Contest explores county heritage

October 18, 2007

A new contest hopes to entice participants to explore Leavenworth County's vibrant heritage.

The Leavenworth County History Hunt asks participants to venture to locations throughout the county to seek the answers to the county's exciting past.

The contest is open to history hunters of all ages. Once a participant has answered all of the questions to complete the entry form, he/she may turn it in to the Legal Department, Suite 228, at the Leavenworth County Courthouse, 300 Walnut St., Leavenworth, in person or by mail.

Entries must be received no later than noon, Nov. 30.

Entries with the most correct answers to the questions will be placed in a drawing and prizes will be awarded at the Leavenworth County Courthouse Christmas Open House on Dec. 7.

Entry forms may be obtained at any of the following participating museums: Frontier Army Museum, Carroll Mansion, Basehor Historical Museum, Tonganoxie Community Historical Museum, C.W. Parker Carousel Museum, First City Museum, Richard Allen Cultural Center or at the Leavenworth County Courthouse.

The forms are also available online at leavenworthcounty. org.

For more information, contact Keyta Kelly at (913) 684-0441.

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