Join John Burchill as he introduces you to some of the colorful and charismatic people who helped make Salina and the surrounding area what it is today. Meet a Salina woman who wielded an ax before Carry Nation; a prominent madam; a sheriff who ended up on the wrong side of the law; and many more. Burchill is an associate professor of criminal justice at Kansas Wesleyan University, a member of the Humanities Kansas speaker's bureau, author, historian and sought-after speaker.
This free presentation is hosted by the Smoky Hill Museum on Thursday, October 4, from 5:30-6:30 p.m.
The Smoky Hill Museum is a nationally accredited history museum, in the heart of downtown Salina, Kansas. This FREE museum is open Tuesday-Friday 12-6 and Saturday 10-5. Also, be sure to stop by the Museum Store for a wide variety of regional and Kansas products, local artwork and gifts for all ages.