South Hoisington: Stories From the Other Side of the Tracks

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February 24, 2014, 7:30 PM CT

Presented by Tracy Aris, Barton County Historical Society.

Veronica Coons will talk about her unique experience gathering interviews as part of an oral history project to record the stories South Hoisington, Kansas, a predominately African-American community established by the railroad in Barton County. Today, the community has nearly disappeared.

Hear about the everyday challenges faced by those living in a marginal community.

Barton County Historical Society
85 S 281 Hwy
Great Bend, KS 67530-1091
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Sponsored by: Barton County Historical Society

For more information about this event, please contact:
Beverly Komarek
(620) 793-5125