County Historical Society
purpose of this society is to discover and collect any materials pertaining
to the history of this area.
Graham County Historical Society meets on the second Monday of each month
at 7:00 p.m. at the Society Museum located at 103 East Cherry Street, Hill
archives of the Graham County Historical Society are located in the basement
of the Graham County Public Library, 414 N. West Street, Hill City, Kansas.
archives are open to the public by appointment only by contacting:
Elliott (785) 421-2543
or Lowell Beecher (785) 421-5421
research fee is $20 for first hour, then $10 for each additional hour.
museum is open to the public each Friday and Saturday, 1:00 p.m. through
are welcome to arrange private tours of the museum. Arrangements should
be made with Lowell Beecher (785) 421-5421. Both archival and museum facilities
are open by appointment. Interested parties should contact one of the volunteers:
inquires may be mailed to The Graham County Historical Society, 103 East
Cherry, Hill City, Ks 67642 or emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org
conducted by a GCHS volunteer will be charged at the following rate(s):
for the first hour or portion thereof
for each hour thereafter
aspiring to do their own research must be accompanied by a GCHS member
into the archival vault. The only fee assessed will be for copies.
resources include the following: family histories, newspaper files, service
records, maps, photographs, school records, census documents, cemetery
records, and sundry other printed documents. Additionally, the Graham County
Public Library houses a relatively complete microfilm collection of early
newspapers. These materials are available to the public during regular
library hours on a charge-for-copies basis.
Graham County Historical Society is a non-profit organization supported
through donations. Thus, any monetary consideration is greatly appreciated.
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