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Upcoming Events in Oskaloosa Kansas


May

23 - 24KS0303003e007 - Oskaloosa Old Jefferson Town High School Art Display - The Curry House will hold its Annual Art Show of Jefferson County High School students. All Jefferson County students are welcome to display their projects. Contact Virginia Winsor: vawinsor@gmail.com This event is for Saturday and Sunday 1-4 pm

Address: Old Jefferson Town, Oskaloosa, KS , Oskaloosa, Kansas
Email: vawinsor@gmail.com
Fee: free will donation

23 - 29 Honoring Female Veterans from Jefferson County, KS - The Jefferson County Historical Society at Old Jefferson Town in Oskaloosa is having a display to recognize female veterans from Jefferson County. All female veterans, regardless of what branch of service will be recognized. We also want to recognize those that --have lived or moved to --Jefferson County and has served our country. Also to be recognized will be woman that had roles to support the war efforts. The display is planned to run from Memorial Weekend until July 4th weekend. If you have anyone or know of anyone who would like to participate with pictures, artifacts, or other memorabilia, please contact me. Pictures can be scanned and returned. Other items will be tagged so they can be returned to the owner. If anyone would like to display anything but wants to only do it for one weekend that is acceptable also. We are also interested in artifacts of the roles women held to support the war efforts. The display will start Memorial Weekend through July 4th weekend on Saturday's 1:00p.m. to 5:00pm and Sundays 1:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Please contact Mary J Luse at 913-683-0539 / mjluse@gmail.com or Margaret Dick at 785-766-6342 / maggie2929@hotmail.com. Please help us make this a memorable display.

Address: Old Jefferson Town, Oskaloosa, KS , Oskaloosa, Kansas
Ph: 913-683-0539 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: mjluse@gmail.com
Fee: free will donation

June

18 - 20 Oskaloosa Old Settler's Festival 2017 - The Oskaloosa Old Settler's Festival is a three-day event including live performances by popular bands, and many local musical groups.There will also be a Young Settlers parade, carnival, pork burger tent, a dunk tank, hay throwing contest, and beer and wine garden.

https://www.facebook.com/Oskaloosa-Old-Settlers-Festival-235133359847807/

Address: Oskaloosa Square , Oskaloosa, Kansas
Ph: 785.640.5984 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: oldsettlersoskie@yahoo.com

19 - 20KS0303003e013 - Oskaloosa Haying with horses - The Jefferson County Historical Society will host an event to display the process of how hay was farmed by our forefathers. The prairie hay field South of Old Jefferson Town will be cut on Friday afternoon and raked on Saturday with draft horses. Projected times for the event will be 11:00 a.m.to 3:00p.m. (please understand the time will be depending on dampness in air, ground, etc) This will be a wonderful opportunity to see this process in action.

Address: Old Jefferson Town, Oskaloosa, KS , Oskaloosa, Kansas
Ph: 785-766-6342 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: maggie2929@hotmail.com
Fee: free will donation

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Old Jefferson Town, Museum, and Research Library

Old Jefferson Town is a collection of nine restored and furnished vintage buildings from different locations around Jefferson County. They are preserved as a historic town of early day settlements. The town was named because of Jefferson County being referred to as Ol' Jefferson.

Oskaloosa, KS Museums

Winchester Jail

Built in 1909, this jail came from the town of Winchester, Kansas. Since it was not fireproof, it was never locked. It was a place for drunks and tramps to sleep. The jail was a meeting place for the city council, police court and voting.

Oskaloosa, KS Pioneer Life

Sam Peppard's Wind Wagon

Samuel Peppard, a blacksmith and wagon maker during the mid 1800's, has provided the area with one of the most famous and interesting stories. While looking for adventure in the drought year of 1860

Oskaloosa, KS Pioneer Life

Tibbot Schoolhouse

Originally a country schoolhouse located southeast of Oskaloosa, the Tibbot school was moved to Oskaloosa in the 1950's and became part of the grade school, along with the Lone Tree, Kilgour and Plum Grove country schools. The building was moved to Old Jefferson Town in 1975.

Oskaloosa, KS Pioneer Life

John Steuart Curry Boyhood Home Museum and Memoria

The Curry home was built in 1900. John Steuart Curry was then three years old. He lived in the home until he was eighteen. In 1987

Oskaloosa, KS Famous Homes

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