Mahaffie Summer Camp and Cemetery Tours

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Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop and Farm

April 11, 2011


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Mahaffie’s Spring Cemetery Tour Highlights Local History
Tickets are still available for the popular Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop and Farm Historic Site’s annual Spring Cemetery Tours.  Mahaffie staff will lead visitors through the historic Olathe Memorial Cemetery exploring the symbols, historical figures and landscapes of the cemetery.  Olathe Memorial Cemetery was established in 1865 and is located at 738 N. Chestnut St.

The Spring Cemetery Tour will be held Sunday, April 17 with tours leaving at 1:30, 2:30, 3:30 and 4:30 p.m.  The tours meet at Northview Elementary, 905 N. Walker.

The tour will require long periods of walking and refreshments will be provided.

Tickets are $3/adults and $2/children ages 5-11.  Tickets may be purchased by calling the Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop and Farm at (913) 971-5111 or by visiting the historic site, 1200 Kansas City Rd., Wednesday through Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. or Sunday noon to 4 p.m. 


Mahaffie Offering Unique Hands-on Summer Camp Experiences
Summer is just around the corner.  Sign-up now to treat your child to a unique camp experience with Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop summer camps.  Mahaffie’s summer camps feature a variety of hands-on history-related activities and includes inside and outside activities and two snacks daily.  Structured activities are offered from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. with extended hours available 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.

Week-long history-themed camps are available for youth in grades K-6 and are $150/week for Olathe residents; $175/week for non-residents.  A discount is available for additional siblings.  Please register at least one week prior to the start of camp at (913) 971-5111.

2011 camp themes are:

  • Welcome to the Old West (Grades 2 & 3), June 6-10 or July 11-15
  • Civil War (Grades 4 & 5), June 13-17 or July 18-22
  • 19th Century Inventors Workshop (Grades 5 & 6), June 27-July 1 or July 25-29


Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop and Farm Historic Site is operated by the Parks and Recreation Department of the City of Olathe. Open hours, stagecoach operations, living history activities, special events and programs vary seasonally.  Access is limited in the winter months and the site is closed major holidays. Please call or visit our website for current times and dates,  (913) 971-5111.

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Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop and Farm
1200 Kansas City Rd; Olathe, KS 66061
Open Wednesday thru Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday noon to 4 p.m.