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Day Out with Frank and Ella-Independence Day: 1860s Style

  • Date: 07/03/2019 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 invited to learn about what is was like growing up in the 1870s. The theme is Independence Day: 1860s Style

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

Independence Day:  1860s style activities may include:

  • Singing Patriotic Songs
  • Signing a copy of the Declaration of Independence
  • 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. 

Please note: Fireworks: 1860s Style is Thursday, July 11, not Wednesday, July 3. Some Kansas City calendars have listed July 3 as the evening of our fireworks event. We apologize for any inconvenience. 

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