Rose Hill Historical Society Honoring Early Rose Hill, Kansas

About Us

Mission Statement

The mission of the Rose Hill Historical Society is to collect, preserve, exhibit, and promote the heritage of the community. Through the collection of memorabilia, the Society wishes to educate and provide programs to make the past more meaningful to Rose Hill’s residents and visitors. By doing so, the Society will encourage preservation and appreciation of the history of Rose Hill.


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Publish a history of Rose Hill: this has been completed, check History Book.
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Renovate Rose Hill Historical Museum.
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Collect artifacts and documents for display at the Historical Society Museum.
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Archive documents and photos from Rose Hill family histories and Rose Hill history.
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Maintain a contact list of persons interested in the history of Rose Hill.

The Society is fortunate to have a number of talented individuals serving as officers, board members, and on committees.

Society Officers

PositionNameE-MailTerm Expires
PresidentKeith Coxmapaandkidcox@yahoo.comJan. 1, 2019
Vice PresidentJanis Linotjllinot@att.netJan. 1, 2018
SecretaryJanie Barnardjane_barnard@hotmail.comJan. 1, 2018
TreasurerCindy Bradfordbrad.bradford@sbcglobal.netJan. 1, 2019

Board Members

NameTerm Expires
Becky RiersonJanuary 1, 2019
Daryl FutheyJanuary 1, 2018
Rhonda CooperJanuary 1, 2018


Committee NameMembers
CemeteriesMartin Herbers
Finance and BudgetCindy Bradford
FundraisingBecky Rierson & Cindy Bradford
GroundsKeith Cox
MembershipBecky Rierson
RecordsDaryl Futhey & Scott Carr
Staging and Decorating
Artifacts and History
Gloria Cox
WebsiteDaryl Futhey
FireworksDaryl Futhey & Rhonda Cooper

Web site Information

Comments and suggestions for improvement are always welcome.

Browser Support

We support Safari, Firefox, and basically any Mozilla-based browser, but not all versions of Microsoft Internet Explorer. This doesn't mean the site won't work in IE, but some formatting may display incorrectly, especially in the older versions.

So, if you see the design of this site a little out of place, please upgrade to one of the following browsers: Safari; Firefox; or Google Chrome, and see if viewing improves. If not, please send a screen shot of the problem page and we'll see if it can be fixed.

Web Site Host

The site is hosted by Lee Media Group, a Rose Hill company with great service and extensive options.

Site Software

Created with RapidWeaver, a Mac-only program that complies with today's web standards.


The Society can use support from folks like you even if you don’t join as a member. Should you wish to make a donation you can use the PayPal button below

or mail a check to:
Rose Hill Historical Society
P.O. Box 36
Rose Hill, KS 67133


The Society is organized and conducted according to the documents listed below. Each button will produce a printable pdf copy in a new window.

This entire web site can be searched by using the entry box to the right. It also offers the capability to see all site pages with "site map" and "advanced search" for more flexibility.