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Day Out with Frank and Ella - Trains and Mad Scientists: 1860s Style

  • Date: 06/13/2019 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM  
  • Location: Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop & Farm
    1200 E. Kansas City Road
    Olathe, Kansas 66061
  • Introduction: Visitors of all ages are welcome to experience what it was like to grow up in the 1870s. The theme is Mad Scientists: 1860s Style!

TelegraphFrank and Ella were the youngest Mahaffie children. A Day Out with Frank and Ella helps visitors of all ages experience childhood in the 1870s. 

Mad Scientists: 1860s style activities may include: 

  • Gunpowder demonstrations
  • Learn about steam power, electricity, and the telegraph 
  • Meet the Phrenologist, Professor Nigel P Throckmorton III
  • Blacksmith demonstrations
  • Cookstove demonstrations
  • Visit the Mahaffie House

Cost is $5/youth and includes one stagecoach ride. Youth under 18 years must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. One free adult admission for one paid youth admission. Optional: $2 cost for a stagecoach ride for each free adult. Additional adults are $5. Children ages 4 & under are free. 

Activities are open to visitors of all ages. Groups of ten or more are encouraged to register. Visit our programs page for more information. 

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