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Slave to Soldiers

Date and Time: April 20, 2020

Location: Raymond Frye Complex, 320 N Jefferson Ave, Wellington
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Presented by George Pettigrew, JR Bruce, and Donna Madison, speakers from Buffalo Soldiers of Kansas City.

Learn about the Buffalo Soldiers, African American cavalry soldiers that served on the Western frontier.

Event is a dedication for "Honoring our Pioneers by Researching, Preserving, and Sharing the History," an outdoor heritage signage project that tells the stories of those buried in the Wellington community cemetery. Includes of story of Wellington resident Thomas Dixon, an African American Civil War veteran.

Sponsored by: Sumner County Historical & Genealogical Society

For more information about this event, please contact:
Jane Moore
(620) 447-3266
http://www.ksschgs.com

 

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