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6/18/2018 - Meet the Author

Come meet local authors at the Smoky Hill Museum on Saturday, June 23 from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.

The following authors will be available to discuss and answer questions about their books: Patricia Ackerman, Marymount of Kansas: A History; Jeff Guernsey, The Cozy Inn; Judy Lilly, Salina: 1858-2008 and Voices from the Valley; and Jennifer Toelle, Kansas Wesleyan University. All books are available in the Museum Store for purchase.

Be sure to browse through the Museum Store for creative gift ideas. From Kansas food products to local artwork, the Museum Store has something for everyone. You can even create your own custom gift basket.

Proceeds from Friends fundraisers and the Museum Store support the services, programs and events of the Smoky Hill Museum. The Smoky Hill Museum is a nationally accredited history museum, in the heart of downtown Salina, Kansas. This FREE museum is open Tuesdays-Fridays 12-6 and Saturdays 10-5.

For more information, contact Susan Hawksworth at (785) 309-5776 or or visit their website at