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Historical Society’s final Ray Co. tour Oct. 29

Ray County Historical Society will offer their final “Travel Through Time” bus tour on Oct. 29. Those taking the tour will be given handouts detailing Ray County history; bottled water will be provided.

Tour highlights include Bob Ford’s gravesite in the Richmond Cemetery,  “Bloody Bill” Anderson’s gravesite in the Pioneer Cemetery, LDS Monument in the Pioneer Cemetery, Ray County Courthouse, Alexander Doniphan monument, the World War I Memorial and Monument Doughboy, the World War II Memorial/Monument, the World War II and Korean Memorial and the Vietnam Memorial, Trail of Death Historic Marker, Lewis and Clark Highway, Camden’s old riverboat landings, Bluffton and the Battle of Albany monument, north of Orrick.

The tour is available for $25 per person in advance, with discounts for groups of four or more.

The museum needs at least 40 people registered to justify the cost of the tour. The tour is not recommended for small children and some walking is necessary. All proceeds benefit the Ray County Historical Society.

Contact the Ray County Museum at 816-776-2305 for reservations. The bus will leave from the Ray County Museum parking lot at 9 a.m. and return around noon.

 

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