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Taste of Kansas

2019 Taste of KansasTaste of Northeast Kansas
September 27-28, 2019

Join us for an insider’s perspective on Lincoln’s visit
to Kansas 160 years ago. We’ll make stops in Troy,
Atchison, and Leavenworth. This year's road trip to the northeast portion of the state offers a fun-filled, enriching, and enlightening experience of the region.

Friday, September 27, 2019
9 a.m. - 8 p.m.

We'll board the bus at the Hampton Inn in Leavenworth and head for Troy where stops include the Nelson Rogers House, Doniphan County Courthouse, and Doniphan County Historical Society. We drive to Atchison and view the Lockheed L-10E Electra Muriel, enjoy lunch at Paolucci’s Restaurant, Lounge & Deli, visit the Amelia Earhart Birthplace, St. Benedict’s Abbey, and mark Lincoln sites in the community. We'll return to Leavenworth for a special dinner served by Harvey Girls in the historic Union Pacific depot now the Riverfront Community Center.

Saturday, September 28, 2019
8:15 a.m. - 4 p.m.

We'll board the bus at the Hampton Inn in Leavenworth and take a driving tour of the Veterans Administration Park, then visit University of Saint Mary to view special collections related to Lincoln from the De Paul Library and the Kansas Historical Society. We'll see a carriage Lincoln rode at the Frontier Army Museum, view the Buffalo Soldier Monument, and take a driving tour of other historic features at Fort Leavenworth. At the Edward Carroll House we'll see the hotel steps on which Lincoln stood to deliver a Leavenworth address. We'll enjoy a delicious lunch at The Depot, the historic 1887 Santa Fe depot. We'll take a ride at the C. W. Parker Carousel Museum, then visit the Fred Harvey House.

Early bird deadline is August 26, 2019, including special rates for registration and hotel.

Registration is now open through Museum Store Online. The registration fee includes all meals, onsite transportation, and admissions. Please indicate any special accommodations and dietary restrictions.

  • $195 early bird registration for members
  • $255 early bird registration for nonmembers

Lodging reservations are handled separately. Ask for the special room group rates through the Kansas Historical Society/Kansas Historical Foundation.

  • Hampton Inn & Suites, Leavenworth
  • Online booking
  • Phone: 913-680-1500
  • $109 per night (includes check-in September 26 - through check-out September 28, 2019)

For further details contact 785-272-8681, ext. 205; cindy.stillings@ks.gov.

Our annual bus trips, hosted by the Kansas Historical Society and the Kansas Historical Foundation, offer an insider's perspective into Kansas history. We take you behind the scenes to discover fascinating stories from our state's past.

2019 Taste of Kansas postcard

See photos of our past trips.