Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop - August 9, 2010

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Mahaffie to Host Regional Meetings for Freedom’s Frontier National Heritage Area

The Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop, 1200 Kansas City Rd. in Olathe, will host the August meeting of the Freedom’s Frontier National Heritage Area Thursday, August 12 at 10 a.m.  Approximately 50 people from Kansas and Missouri are expected to attend.  

The historic site also will host the Freedom’s Frontier National Heritage Area Board of Trustees meeting on Tuesday, August 17.  The board of trustees is comprised of 23 members from Kansas and Missouri including Dr. Mary Davidson Cohen, Executive Director, Barton P. & Mary D. Cohen Charitable Trust; Crosby Kemper, III, Director, Kansas City Public Library; and Joan Wagnon, Kansas Secretary of Revenue and Former Topeka Mayor.  

Freedom’s Frontier National Heritage Area (FFNHA) made up of 41 counties in eastern Kansas and western Missouri.  It is dedicated to building awareness of the struggles for freedom in western Missouri and eastern Kansas.  FFNHA strives to inspire respect for multiple perspectives and empower residents to preserve and share these stories through interpretation, preservation, conservation and education for all residents and visitors.  The Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop and Farm has been a member of the Freedom’s Frontier Heritage Area since its inception.  For more information visit www.freedomsfrontier.org.

 

August Hours

Wednesday-Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Sunday noon-4 p.m.
Living history activities and the stagecoach is running on the half-hour.

 

Wild West Show
Saturday, September 25
Sunday, September 26

 

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.  

For more information about the Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop and Farm, visit www.mahaffie.org

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Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop and Farm
1200 Kanss City Rd; Olathe, KS 66061
913-971-5111