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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. This feature will appear online every Sunday.
For the dates of July 22 – July 28:
July 24, 1996, 16 years ago
The Eudora Abel, a baseball team for 7-8 year olds, took first in the Big Four League tournament with an undefeated record of 14-0 and finished the season coming in third at the All-Star tourney.
July 26, 1967, 45 years ago
It was reported in The Eudora Enterprise that Linwood celebrated its centennial, and a newspaper article told of the history of Linwood, which included the history of the Delaware Indians.
July 26, 1979, 33 years ago
The Tele-News reported that the Eudora Varsity Girls Softball team won the Tri-County League Championship with an 8-2 victory against Blue Valley.
Compiled from the Glenn Wineinger Newspaper collection at the Eudora Area Historical Society
Thanks to Catherine Fulks, an 8th grade student from Eudora for her work in compiling this feature. 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.