25 Notable Kansans
Kansas Governor Sam Brownback announced the 25 Most Notable Kansans between Aug 15 and Sept 18, 2011. The full list and exhibit information is here. Each week the Governor unveiled 5 of the Notable Kansans at a special event. The list was compiled as part of the 150 year celebration of Kansas.
John Brown is, of course, included on the list of Notable Kansans.
True West Museums of the Year
The September Issue of True West Magazine has a story the Best Western Museums and exhibits of 2010, and the John Brown Museum in Osawatomie Kansas is # 5 on the list! Tip of the Hat to Grady Atwater, the curator of this amazing piece of history! (and thanks to cousin Mary for alerting me to this honor)
Cousin Mary is at it again. She portrays Florella Brown Adair, John Brown’s half sister, at the Freedom Festival at the above mentioned John Brown Museum in Osawatomie, each year. News article about her here