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Posted on: January 11, 2016

[ARCHIVED] Manhattan Home Life of the 1880s Class

Riley County Historical Museum staff will teach the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute class "Manhattan Home Life of the 1880's" on Friday February 19, 26 and March 4, 2016 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Meadowlark Hills. The cost of the class is $45.00 (some discounts may apply). Registration or more information is available at the KU Osher Lifelong Learning Institute page, the UFM Community Learning Center or by calling 877-404-5823.

The 1880's in Manhattan were a pivotal time of both building and bust. Riley County Historical Museum staff will explore life in Manhattan during this Victorian period, using the Wolf House Museum and the collections of the Riley County Historical Society and Museum as illustration. Join us as we take a look back at our 1880's community through food, fashion, families, politics, pastimes, buildings and work.

For more information, call 785-565-6490.

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