What do cowboy boots, George Washington Carver, and stagecoaches have in common?
Give up?Â Each of these played a part in Olathe's amazing history.ÂIn 2007, OlatheÂ celebrates its 150th birthday!Â Here's a fun fact: "sesquicentennial" means 150th, and you may see that word all around Olathe this year.Â
Lots of funÂ sesquicentennialÂ activitiesÂ will be happening this year, such as:
Mahaffie's Civil War Days on April 22-23, 2007
Americana Jubilee on June 2, 2007
Chautauqua West: Wagons, Wit, and Wisdom on August 3-4, 2007
ToÂ learn about Olathe, sesquicentennial events, and more, check out the official Olathe Sequicentennial website: http://www.olatheks.org/Residents/News/150/150_intro.htm
To find out what cowboy boots, George Washington Carver, and stagecoaches have to do with Olathe, visit the Olathe Public Library for the story!