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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 May 26 to June 1:

June 1 2000, 13 years ago

On a Friday that was supposed to be a peaceful one for Tom Erskin and his two sons, turned out to be an evening with heavy thunderstorms consisting of hail, and rain that lasted for five minutes.

 

May 29 1974, 39 years ago

Mr. and Mrs. Michael Jennings of Eudora announced the birth of their daughter Tabitha Lesli, on Friday morning May 17, 1974 in Lawrence Memorial Hospital.

 

May 27 1953, 60 years ago

Eudora girl scouts won Eighty-two Honor Awards for meeting requirements to receive the badges of Second Class.

 

Compiled by Patrick Fulks, a High School student from Eudora. 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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