It's Kansas Day! Today (TUE), the state celebrates its 152nd birthday. It's the busiest day of the year at the Kansas Museum of History in Topeka, where as many as 2,500 school children are expected. Museum Director Bob Keckeisen (KECK-eye-zun) says they'll have plenty of activities.
In addition to the Eisenhower impersonator, museum visitors will get to see a Native American dancer as well as an exhibit on voting rights. Admission, on this Kansas Day, is free to everyone.
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Celebrating Kansas Day at Museum of History
It's the state's 152nd birthday and the Kansas Museum of History in Topeka is offering free admission! Kansas Day is the busiest day of the year at the museum, where as many as 2,500 school children are expected to visit. Among other things, museum director Bob Keckeisen (KECK-eye-zun) says they'll have an actor portraying Dwight Eisenhower.
It was on January 29, 1861, that Kansas entered the Union as the 34th state.