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This Week in Eudora History, will take a look back at some of the people, places and events, that shaped the history of this fine community. We will look at “the week that was” from times past.

 

For the dates of January 26 – February 1:

January 26, 1994, 20 years ago

Father Paul Miller of Holy Family Catholic Church will celebrate 50 years in the priesthood on February 2, 1994. Father Miller was first stationed in Eudora from 1952 until 1960. Three years ago Holy Family became his parish again.

 

January 26, 1949, 65 years ago

The first grade children and their teacher were really surprised last Thursday afternoon at recess time when Mrs. Colman, the room mother, brought a beautiful decorated birthday cake to Miss Nottingham on her birthday. The children sang Happy Birthday to Miss Nottingham and played games.

 

January 29, 1891, 123 years ago

The following shipments were made from this place for the past week. C. Pilla, one car oats, Lake Charles, Louisiana, and one car wheat, Kansas City; Eudora Milling Co., one car flour, Kansas City; I.F. Carnes, one car cattle, Kansas City.

Compiled from the Glenn Wineinger Newspaper collection at the Eudora Area Historical Society

The Eudora Area Historical Society operates the Eudora Community Museum which is located in the former Nottingham Elementary School at 14th and Church Street. For more information about the Eudora Area Historical Society, you can find them on the City of Eudora’s website or check them out on Facebook.

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