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383 E. Central
El Dorado, KS 67042

316-321-9333

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Historic Cemetery Walking Tour

SATURDAY, October 27, 3:00-5:00 pm

Join us for our annual daylight walking tour of El Dorado’s most historic cemeteries!

Meeting at Sunset Lawns at 3:00pm and later continuing on to Belle Vista, participants in this year’s cemetery tour will once again be able to visit the grave sites and hear the stories of some of the town’s most interesting and unusual personalities from times past. Attendees will also learn about cemetery history and symbolism, discover how headstone designs tie into fraternal orders like the Odd Fellows and Woodsmen of the World, and hear about the origins of El Dorado's cemeteries. The tour is expected to last about 2 hours.

Tickets may be purchased in advance at $10 for members, or $15 for non-members. To reserve please call (316) 321-9333 or e-mail education@kansasoilmuseum.org. Or to purchase through the Gusher Gift Shop, SHOP HERE.


Butler County Genealogical Society Meeting: Organizing your Genealogical Research

Thursday, October 18, 6:00-8:00 PM

Have you ever wanted to start researching your family tree but the idea of collecting and organizing your material seemed overwhelming? Never fear, we are here to help you get started taming your digital and/or printed paperwork.  Whether you organize your information digitally or manually, this class will give you the fundamentals of creating a framework for your family tree.


Free Family Fun Day: Spooky Spectacular

Saturday, October 20, noon-4:00 pm

Come out to the museum for Halloween, spooky things, and crafts that are creepy and crawly! Whether you arrive dressed up or just come as yourself, there will be all kinds of spooky crafts and activities on hand for kids of all ages.

  Cemetery tours offer a glimpse into the lives of past El Doradoans.

Cemetery tours offer a glimpse into the lives of past El Doradoans.

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