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Maxwell Wildlife Refuge & McPherson State Fishing Lake
2577 Pueblo Rd • (620) 628-4592
Stars & Stripes Military Museum & Old Jail
104 W Allen • (620) 628-4484
Canton Township Carnegie Library
203 N Main • (620) 628-4349
Three Sisters Tea & Treasure
105 N Main • (620) 628-4484
Hess Swimming Pool
406 S Kansas • (620) 628-4786
2021 CANTON EVENTS
April 24th - Flea Market 
May 8-9th - Beauty and the Beast 
July 11-17th - McPherson County Fair - Canton
July 17th - McPherson County Fair Parade - 6:00 pm - Downtown Canton

July 23 - 24 - Eastern McPherson County & Marion County Santa Fe Trail Days

                      Trail Guides are available at the McPherson Museum and staffed locations

                      along the 9 eastern McPherson & Marion County trail stops.  Use the Trail

                      Guide to see all 9 stops.  Acquire stamps at each location and have it verified

                      at a staffed location when complete to be entered into a drawing for a free

                      meal at the 56 Family Restaurant in Galva.

 

July 23 - Speaker Leo Oliva - "What Did They Eat On The Trail?" - 7:00 pm - Free and

               open to the public without reservations

               Reception:  Appetizers, Dinner, & Cash bar - 5:30 - 7:00 pm - Registration

               is required & tickets are $25.  For more information call the McPherson Museum:

               620-241-8464, email: director@mcphersonmuseum.com

               McPherson Museum, 1111 E. Kansas Ave., McPherson, KS

July 24 - For more information on the Galva events below - Call Linda Anderson,

               620-654-6534 or email: boblinda@hometelco.net

July 24 - Galva Museum - 204 S. Main, Galva, KS - 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

               Special display about the Santa Fe Trail 

               Kid friendly KSHS traveling trunk about trading on the Santa Fe Trail

July 24 - Tom Nestor and his teepee cooking up traditional foods

               Starting at 10:00 am - 56 Family Restaurant, 220 E. US Hwy 56, Galva

July 24 - Barb Bland's mural of the trail's relationship to Galva, Inside the 56 Family

               Restaurant, 220 E. US Hwy 56, Galva - Open 6:00 am - 8:00 pm.

July 24 - Coffee Shed inside the Woodbury Market - 305 E. US Hwy 56, Galva

               Open for Breakfast at 7:00 am

               Children's covered wagon rides, root beer floats, fresh squeezed lemonade,

                    kettle corn - 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

               Lunch served from 11:00 am - 2:00 pm2

July 24 - Events at Running Turkey Creek - a campsite on the Santa Fe Trail - 9:00 am -

               4:00 pm - 1 mile east and 2 miles south of Galva, KS on 22nd Avenue, just

               before Iron Horse Road.  Sponsored by the Galva Museum and made possible

               with a grant from the McPherson County Community Foundation.

                    Cheyenne Encampment - Kevin Hiebert

                    Military Infantry Escort Camp - Rex and Dustin Abrahams

                    Woman on the Santa Fe Trail - Emma Perera

                    Cherokee Trail Connection to the Santa Fe Trail - Brian Stucky

                    Empire Cemetery - 9:00 am - Noon - 1/2 mile south of other events - Don &

                         Sandra Unruh - Early day settlers of Empire & Galva, KS

July 24 - For more information on the Canton events below call Kim Witt, 214-679-9018 or

               email:  jkcrwitt@aol.com

July 24 - Canton Township Carnegie Library - Tales of the Trail & refreshments -

               10:00 am - 3:00 pm - 203 N. Main, Canton, KS

July 24 - Reenactments of Ed Miller at Jones Cemetery - Ed Miller's Grave from 1:00 pm -

               3:00 pm - 2 miles east of Canton, KS on Hwy 56 and approx 1 mile north

July 24 - French Franks' Ranche - Guided Walking Tours at 1:00 pm and again at 2:00 pm -

               Marion County on 240th Road, 1/10 mile west of Chisholm Trail Road.  Enter at

               the green gates and follow the lane north past the containers.

July 24 - See other Photo Stops along the Santa Fe Trail.

                    DAR marker - .7 miles South of Canton on 27th Ave

                    Santa Fe & Chisholm Trail marker - 3 miles east of Canton on Hwy 56 and turn

                         north on 30th/Meridian at the county line

                    French Franks' Trail segment and markers - 245th Road between Bison and

                         Chisholm Trail Roads in Marion County.

September 25-26th - Canton Heritage Days 

October 2-3rd - Mountain Man Rendezvous - Maxwell Wildlife Refuge
November 6-7th - Halloween Hangover 
December 4th - Christmas in Canton