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HAPPY BIRTHDAY, Sedgwick County! HAPPY BIRTHDAY, Wichita!

Wichita-Sedgwick County Sesquicentennial Finale — Mayor to read Proclamation!

Saturday and Sunday July 24th and 25th 1-5 pm.

The Wichita-Sedgwick County Historical Museum celebrates 2 special 151st birthdays and the end of the Sesquicentennial Year. Wichita was officially “born” July 21, 1870 just 3 months after the establishment of Sedgwick County, Kansas.

The Historical Museum, the place to celebrate local history year-round, opens its doors with free admission this weekend and kicks off at 12:30 p.m. Saturday with a Proclamation by Wichita Mayor Brandon Whipple, read from balcony of the old city hall’s Mayor’s office.

Entry to the Museum is limited due to health restrictions through Heritage Square’s William Street Gate on the Museum’s north side. Enjoy refreshments and music before entering to see dozens of exhibits on all 4 floors.

This free admission festival is sponsored by:
Devlin Enterprises
Mitchell & Richards, CPA’s
Colby Sandlian
Freddy’s Frozen Custard and Steakburgers
McClelland Inc.
Hite, Fanning & Honeyman
Lusco Brick & Stone Co.
Platt, Adams, Bradley & Assoc. Architects
IMA, Inc. Wichita Div.
The Trust Company of Kansas
Evergy
Bonavia Properties
INTRUST Bank
The Spice Merchant
Fidelity Bank

  • July 24, 2021
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