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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 June 30 to July 6:

July 5, 1995, 18 years ago

Eudora couples Paul and Shari Mott and Greg and Linda Holloway had taken a recent trip to Egypt. Shari won the trip for her sales in the House of Lloyd Co.

 

July 1, 1953, 60 years ago

George Gerstenberger, 63 suffered a minor leg injury at about 10:45 Tuesday morning when the dump truck he was driving for the County overturned on a county road three miles west of Lawrence. He was passing another vehicle when the truck went into the ditch and overturned according to the Sheriff’s officers investigating. The truck damage was estimated at $200.

 

July 3, 1908, 105 years ago

The water in the Kansas River has fallen about twelve feet from the high mark of two weeks ago.

 

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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