Gardner students pose for a photo in this photo dated 1948-1949.…
George W. Greenstreet made a life on the rails. And on the rails, he lost his life.
But thanks to a law enforcement memorial in Topeka, the former Santa Fe Railroad Special Officer who died in the …
Officially, the first battle of the American Civil War was the Battle of Fort Sumter just outside of Charleston, SC, 150 years ago this week on April 12-13 in 1861. But many argue the true first battle …
Restaurants come and go in Gardner, and sometimes the memories of good food, outlast the aroma and taste. One of these restaurants was The Ranch Inn.
Built in 1953 by Glen and Evelyn Hinderliter, this drive-in/steak house …
Editor’s Note: As Kansas prepares to celebrate its 150th birthday this year, The Gardner News will periodically run stories commemorating the people and communities formed before Kansas recieved statehood.
The Santa Fe Trail crossed Bull Creek …
The Gardner Historical Museum is excited to share its newest acquisition with the community, the museum recently purchased what they call, “The Bray House,” which is located directly to the north of their current facility.
After the …
To Gardner residents in 1861, the early evening of Oct. 22 probably seemed a lot like many other nights. It was a Tuesday and residents attended to their nightly rituals. Most had likely taken to their beds …
Gardner Historical Museum Cemetery Walk
September 16 and 18
St. Columbia Catholic Cemetery
The Gardner Historical Museum will host cemetery walks at three different times on two different nights. The fourth annual event will be in the St. Columbia Catholic …
Corbin H. Crable
Although they’ll be strolling through a cemetery, those who attend next weekend’s Cemetery Walk will get to see history come alive.
The fourth annual walk, sponsored by the Gardner Museum and Historical Society, will take place …