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Fort Sedgwick Historical Society hosts annual museum program PDF Print E-mail
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Fort Sedgwick Historical Society’s Annual Program is scheduled Sunday, April 28 at the Fort Sedgwick Museum located at 114 E. 1st St. in Julesburg. Doors open at 1:30 p.m. when registration for door prizes of homemade food items begins.

Mike Michael of Michael Auction Service will visit with society members and the general public from 2-3:30 p.m. to examine and appraise their treasures.

The second special attraction will be materials from the museum’s storage room. Items ranging from ornate, antique cash registers to “The Trapper’s Story” costumes and photographs will be arranged among the permanent exhibit units.

A silent auction will again be part of the program. Items collected for bid include hand thrown crockery ink wells, fossils, miscellaneous wall hangings and glassware and one each of Sedgwick County History Vol. I and Vol. II. Bid sheets will be collected at 2:45 p.m. with winners announced at 3 p.m.

Throughout the afternoon, guests may tour the research room, view the displays, apply for memberships, renew memberships, purchase a memorial plaque, make a cash donation, watch the appraisals and enjoy complimentary refreshments.

“It is always a special treat to have Mike Michael at our programs. Please bring your items for him to examine. For additional information, call us at the museum at 970-474-2061, or write This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ,” said society president Doris Heath.


Holyoke Enterprise April 25, 2013