Tuesday, February 8, 2011

Free 8 Wonders of Kansas Exhibit in Abilene

From now until September 5, the 8 Wonders of Kansas Exhibit in Abilene, KS is free. It is located at the Eisenhower Presidential Library in Abilene (200 SE 4th). The exhibit is open each day from 9am-4:45pm.

According to the website, "Some of the artifacts that will be shown include a spacesuit from the Kansas Cosmosphere, a full Buffalo Soldier uniform from Fort Leavenworth, John Steuart Curry's paint palette, rolling pins from MarCon Pies in Washington, a place setting from Brookville Hotel, tools to dress post rock from the Post Rock Museum in LaCrosse, shoes and a helmet worn by Amelia Earhart, and a dice game from the original Long Branch Saloon, Boot Hill Museum, Dodge City."

This exhibit is part of Kansas' sesquicentennial celebration (150th anniversary).

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