Tag: Sesquicentennial

History of the Methodist Church in Lincoln County

The Lincoln United Methodist church got its start in Lincoln county the same year the county was founded, and is also celebrating its Sesquicentennial in 2020. With the beautiful stained glass windows recently restored, here’s a look at its history. (Photo by Kris Heinze)

Sesquicentennial (150th anniversary) of Lincoln County, Kansas

Lincoln County is having a year-long celebration (January-December 2020) for the Sesquicentennial (150th anniversary)! On October 6, 1870, Lincoln County was officially recognized by the State of Kansas, divided into townships, and temporary leadership was established prior to a first vote. Every area organization, business, etc. is encouraged to plan a special something to incorporate …

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