Genealogy and History Fair, at Pottorf Hall, CICO Park, Manhattan, Kansas, 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.  Saturday August 24, 2019.  Admission is free.  Sponsored by the Riley County Genealogical Society, the Riley County Historical Society and Museum and the Manhattan/Riley County Preservation Alliance. 

Speakers: 10:30 a.m. Jim Sherow, Chisholm Trail and Joseph McCoy; 11:30 a.m. Patricia Wadick and Vicki Holverson, Creating Your Family Books: The Write Time; 12:30 p.m. Sara Fisher, Researching your House; 1:30 p.m. Nolan Sump, historical reenactor, Governor Nehemiah Green, 1881. 

Information Tables on Genealogy & Historical Societies, Museums, personal history projects, & more.  Kansas History Book Corner with author interviews.  Performances by Ron Wilson, Kansas Poet Lariat and Roy Bird, Kansas and Cowboy songs.  See web site for a more detailed schedule of events.


  • Occurs Saturday, August 24th, 2019 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm


Pottorf Hall, CiCo Park

Kimball and Wreath
Manhattan, KS 66502


Cheryl Collins