Experience a Barn Tour at BarnFest 2013
Save the date: 8th Annual BarnFest October 4&5, 2013.
One of the highlights for Kansas Barn Alliance members is the time we spend together at BarnFest. This will be the 8th year that we have gathered to share barn stories, learn about ways to save our agri-landmarks and tour some pretty amazing barns that are located in Kansas.
Secrets of Goessel
MARION COUNTY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT PRESENTS
“SECRETS OF GOESSEL”
By Brian D. Stucky Teacher, Historian, Author, and Storyteller
TOUR IN TOWN AND IN THE COUNTRY:
Saturday, October 1, 1-3pm
2 hours, 50 miles, 3 Counties, about 45 points of interest.
IN TOWN: Early businesses; birthplace of Goessel, Post Office; birthplace of
movie star; birthplace of Western District Conference; 1906 Tornado; Architectural
gems; Nationally important football field; First Mennonite Hospital in Western
Hemisphere; Birthplace of Tabor College; Girls boarding house; Ghost sightings,
and much more.
IN THE COUNTRY: Cemeteries; Civil War veteran graves; 1990 F5 tornado
path; historic school sites; buffalo pasture; homestead, springs; Birthplace of
Bethel College; Menno, KS Post Office; several trail routes; Indian trails; historic
markers; Timber Claim; and much more.
TOUR COST: $12 payable at boarding time.
*********to reserve a seat call (620) 382-8830 ******* or email
Come to the South Bloomfield School at the Mennonite Heritage Museum, 15 minutes early to pay and sign form. Children pay same as adults.
Minimum 7 riders or tour will be cancelled, at the time of the tour.
--------------Tour leaders reserve the right to make changes at any time---------