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Topeka - Kansas Museum of History - Museum After Hours

Longhorns“Head ‘Em Up & Move ‘Em Out”
Jim Gray, director, National Drovers Hall of Fame

Join us for a special program on the early days of ranching and trail driving. This work required stamina and determination. Drovers had little choice but to face the elements to deliver wild cattle to market. The thousand miles of the trail often meant facing every threat of nature: lightning, floods, hail, tornadoes, and stampeding cattle. Today's beef industry owes its beginnings to the men and women who were bold enough to "head 'em up and move 'em out."  Explore this exciting story of cowboys, cattle, and the steak on your plate.

The Kansas Museum of History is open until 6:30 p.m., admission is half price after 5 p.m. The Museum Store is also open until 6:30 p.m.

See a list of upcoming programs:

August 10 - The German Homefront Experience
September 14 - The Last Wild Places of Kansas
October 12 - Women at War
November 9 - The Doughboy's Life in Battle
December 14 - Mr. Polk’s War: War Experiences in the Mexico & the U.S., 1846-1848
January 11 - Program to be announced
February 8 - Program to be announced
March 8 - Program to be announced
April 12 - Program to be announced
May 10 - The Naval War in Vietnam
June 14 - Program to be announced