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Our Past is Present February 21, 2017
February 21, 2017             This is “Our Past Is Present” from the Geary County
Historical Society.             Today’s story is titled “Stranded On A Train That Got
Stuck In A Snow Drift”.             Fifteen passengers on a snow bound MK&T railroad
trai...

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Our Past is Present February 20, 2017
February 20, 2017             This is “Our Past Is Present” from the Geary County
Historical Society.             The biggest sale in the history of Fort Riley and one of
the largest ever ordered by the War Department, took place on
February 23, 1922.  The ...

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Our Past is Present February 16, 2017
February 16, 2007             This is “Our Past Is Present” from the Geary County
Historical Society.             Since before the turn of the 20 th century,
clearance sales have brought excitement in the dreary days of winter for
Junction City shoppers, an...

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Our Past is Present February 15, 2017
February 15, 2017             This is “Our Past Is Present” from the Geary County
Historical Society.             Sixty-seven years ago this month, the “Junction City
Daily Union” headlines read: “Katherine Ritter Wins First
Place in the State With Article”...

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Our Past is Present February 14, 2017
February 14, 2017             You are reading “Our Past Is Present” from the
Geary County Historical Society.             Today’s story is about a “Valentine’s Day Wedding."             One of Geary County’s earliest love stories began during
the turbulent ...

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Our Past is Present February 13, 2017
February 13, 2017 This
is “Our Past Is Present” from the Geary County Historical Society.             During the fall and winter of 1871 and 1872, there was a
great interest throughout Kansas in the visit of the
Grand Duke Alexis of Russia.  The purpose
for...

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Our Past is Present February 10, 2017
February 10, 2017             This is “Our Past Is Present” from the Geary County
Historical Society.             On December 1 st , 1859, a tall gangly traveler
got off a riverboat in the little Kansas town of Elwood, which is just
across the Missouri Rive...

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Our Past is Present February 9, 2017
February 9, 2017             This is “Our Past Is Present” from the Geary County
Historical Society.             On February 9 1859, Junction City was incorporated as a
First City by an act of the Territorial Legislature.  In 1909, the city marked the 50 th...

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Our Past is Present February 8, 2017
February 8, 2017             You are listening to “Our Past Is Present” from the
Geary County Historical Society.             A large stone, which was sitting outside the Aurora
Theater on Junction City’s Washington Street in February
of 1908, caused many p...

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Our Past is Present February 7, 2017
February 7, 2017             You are reading “Our Past Is Present” from the
Geary County Historical Society.             You may be interested to know that the first industry in
Junction City was born out of necessity. That was the
building industry.  Altho...
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