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The Eisenhower Presidential Library partners with Kansas Humanities Council to promote Kansas literature program.

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A big thank you is owed to everyone who has supported Trails, Rails & Tales! We had over 5,000 attend our 2016 Labor Day weekend event and have heard nothing but positive comments from all around. We hope to carry…

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The parade will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 3, featuring historic buggies, stagecoaches, mounted shooters, a Native American Spirit Dancer and much more.

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Western movie festival part of the Chisholm Trail 150 Kickoff Event. In partnership with the Chisholm Trail 150 celebration, the Eisenhower Presidential Library will show western movies on Saturday, Sept. 3 and Sunday, Sept. 4.

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ABILENE, Kan. — The Trails, Rails & Tales event committee invites vendors to be a part of the historic event on September 3-4. Food and western heritage vendors will be set up in Old Abilene Town for festivities kicking off…

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ABILENE, Kan. —Volunteer with the Chisholm Trail 150 Celebration and be a part of history! The Trails, Rails, & Tales event will offer a variety of opportunities for volunteer participation from ticket takers and parking attendants to buckaroo camp helpers…

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Trails, Rails & Tales: Spirit of the Chisholm Trail kicks off a year of celebrating the Chisholm Trail Sesquicentennial  ABILENE, Kan. — Come join us for a celebration that has been 149 years in the making. This Labor Day weekend…

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Jesse Chisholm, using his Cherokee roots, established trading posts along a trail from Texas that was blazed from buffalo migratory patterns. The Chisholm Trail followed easy paths through the rough terrains of Texas and Oklahoma enabling drovers to move thousands…

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