[title] Kansas Day, January 29, 2004, A Sesquicentennial Commemoration

Governor Kathleen Sabelius invited Kansas school chidren to the Capitol to participate in the commemortaion of the introduction of Kansas as a U.S. Territory in 1854. The commemoration will continue for seven years, until the 150th anniversary of the acceptance of Kansas as a State, January 20, 1861.

Read about Kansas online at the Territorial Kansas national site.

Happy Kansas Day
copper railing ceiling of House chamber House chamber Kansas capitol newlpost
children swarm inside capitol rotunda looking down from 3rd floor in rotunda to floors 2 and 1 looking across in rotunda to floors 3, 4  and 5 inside capitol dome 1 inside capitol dome 2
crowd watches governor Governor Kathleen Sebelius and the state cakes Governor Sebelius speaks to those attending
Jeannie and the Kansas Center for the Book display Susan Marchant at the Kansas Center for the Book display book display book tables near the State Library
Roy Bird sings Kansas folk songs Roy sings to school kids Max Yoho tells stories of Kansas Max Yoho, Kansas humorist and author Jared and Patti Meade beside storytelling table

© 2004 by Carol Yoho

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