Arkansas City, Kansas: People, Places, and Events (Images of America Series) by Heather D. Ferguson, Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Arkansas City, Kansas: People, Places, and Events (Images of America Series)

Arkansas City, Kansas: People, Places, and Events (Images of America Series)

by Heather D. Ferguson
     
 

Arkansas City: People, Places, and Events is a continuation of the story of Arkansas City. The first Arkansas City told a general history of the community and its origins, the major events that occurred, and the people who built and shaped the community. Arkansas City: People, Places, and Events delves deeper into the early pioneer history of this Kansas

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Arkansas City: People, Places, and Events is a continuation of the story of Arkansas City. The first Arkansas City told a general history of the community and its origins, the major events that occurred, and the people who built and shaped the community. Arkansas City: People, Places, and Events delves deeper into the early pioneer history of this Kansas town. It covers more of the major founders who came into Osage territory not only making a home but creating a thriving community, major entertainers and athletes who lived and played in Arkansas City, law enforcement origins and events, and organizations that helped support and shape the area.

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Title: ONLINE EXTRA: Museum director to sign copies of new book

Author: TRAVELER STAFF

Publisher: The Arkansas City Traveler

Date: 7/19/2011

A new book by Cherokee Strip Land Rush Museum Director Heather Ferguson tells stories of the accomplishments of Arkansas Cty people throughout the town's history.

"Arkansas City: People, Places, and Events," is a new book that illustrates the city's little-known stories through vintage photographs and captions.

It will be made available to the public starting today, Ferguson said.

"I wanted to tell stories people don't usually hear so they aren't lost to future generations," she said.

The new book is a continuation of an earlier book about Ark City history written by Ferguson.

"Arkansas City: People, Places, and Events" sells for $21.99 at bookstores, independent retailers and online retailers, or through Arcadia Publishing at (888) 313-2665 or www.arcadiapublishing.com.

There will be a book signing at 2 p.m. Saturday at the museum.

Title: New Book Celebrates Arkansas City's People, Places, and Events

Publisher: Arcadia Publishing

Date: 7/18/2011

Arkansas City: People, Places, and Events, a new book that illustrates the city's little-known stories through vintage photographs and captions, will be published July 18, 2011.

The book, written by Cherokee Strip Land Rush Museum Director Heather Ferguson, tells the stories of the accomplishments of Arkansas City people throughout its history, as well as the important places and events that have often been omitted from the history books. Arkansas City: People, Places, and Events is a continuation of an earlier book by Ferguson, Arkansas City, which gave a more general overview.

"I believe there are stories in the book that many people know nothing about," says Ferguson. "I hope people will enjoy them and pass them on to future generations."

Arkansas City: People, Places, and Events will be available July 18, 2011 at area bookstores, independent retailers, online retailers, and through Arcadia Publishing at (888) 313-2665 or www.arcadiapublishing.com.

Arcadia Publishing is the leading publisher of local and regional history in the United States. Our mission is to make history accessible and meaningful through the publication of books on the heritage of America's people and places. Have we done a book on your town? Visit www.arcadiapublishing.com.

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With more than 6,000 local history titles published to date, Arcadia Publishing is the leading publisher of local and regional history in the United States. Widely recognized sepia books feature hundreds of vintage historical images.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780738560496
Publisher:
Arcadia Publishing SC
Publication date:
07/18/2011
Series:
Images of America Series
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
1,151,281
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.40(d)

Meet the Author


Heather D. Ferguson is the director of the Cherokee Strip Land Rush Museum in Arkansas City. She holds a master's degree in anthropology and a bachelor's degree in history. She has been at the museum for 10 years and is well studied on the history of the area. Ferguson was also involved in the publication of Cherokee Strip Land Rush and Arkansas City. The majority of the images in this book are from the Cherokee Strip Land Rush Museum's extensive collections, and much of the information used is from previous publications and research assistance from Wilbur Killblane, Terry Eaton, and Larry Rhodes.

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