Grassland Heritage Festival Moron County Historical Society Museum; PO Box 1248, Elkhart, KS 67950; Phone: 620-697-2833 Fax: 620-697-4390


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Sixteenth Annual GRASSLAND HERITAGE FESTIVAL June 4th - 11th, 2016 Elkhart, Kansas divider

Dear Myrna and Becky,
We thought you’d like to know that your event has been marked as one of the top events in the USA at Top Events USA at http://www.topeventsusa.com, an increasingly popular web site that focuses on only the top events in the USA and which attracts close to a million visitors each year.

Your event is highlighted at http://www.topeventsusa.com/state-events-kansas.html.
Best regards,
Ursula

"Festival With A Purpose..."

The purpose and goal of the "Grassland Heritage Festival" is to support the Morton County Historical Society's efforts to increase cultural awareness and tourism in southwest Kansas.   The Festival and supporting outreach events surround the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital "Saddle-Up" Trail Ride, a popular annual event which brings Santa Fe Trail, Cimarron National Grassland and equine enthusiasts into Morton County, Kansas.   Artists programming will focus on Southwest Kansas heritage featuring drama, dance, and traditional music.

The mission of the "Grassland Heritage Festival" is to educate and present performing arts that celebrate the culture of the Santa Fe Trail's historic travelers and to inform audiences about the need to preserve the Cimarron National Grassland and the high plains prairie where this convergence of culture continues.   The Festival is a series of events designed to promote Eco-tourism and the area's cultural heritage through sharing the history of the Santa Fe Trail and Cimarron National Grassland.

What Entertainment do we have?   What about costs?
Where can I find a good map of the area?
What about ...?

All the answers to these questions and more can be found on one of our linked pages. Be it our Schedule Page, or our Frequent Question Page. Additionally maps of the area, graciously provided by The Morton County Mapping Department, can be found on our maps link. Users should feel free to print off either of these pages to help get to the many different activities that the festival has to offer. The maps will take some time to down load, they are detailed maps so please be patient.

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For Further Information contact:
Myrna Barnes or Becky Ellis
Morton County Historical Society Museum
PO Box 1248
Elkhart, KS 67950-1248
Phone: (620) 697-2833     Fax: (620) 697-4390
Email: mtcomuseum@elkhart.com

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