Rose Hill Historical Society Honoring Early Rose Hill, Kansas

Society News

This section publicizes what is happening with the Society and its members. Please use the Contact Us page to send news regarding the Society

Christmas Party

The 2015 Christmas party was held on Wednesday, December 2.

Christmas Party / Meeting

The Christmas Party / December meeting on December 2 will begin at 7:00 pm. Members please bring finger food. Drinks will be provided. For more information read the Christmas Party Flyer.

The Annual Hometown Christmas celebration will be Saturday December 12. For more details here is the schedule of events (pdf file).

Providence KS History

Providence was a community in Richland Township between Douglass and Rose Hill. The Butler County Times-Gazette recenty published a two part article covering much of the history of this interesting town. You can read more on our History Stories Page.

History Book Price Reduction

The price for the Rose Hill History Book has been lowered to $50 plus any shipping costs. For more information, check the History Page.

February 2015 Newsletter

The February 2015 newsletter has been published with some general information. Read a copy here.

Jack Carr Memorial Service

A Memorial Service for Jack Carr will be held at the Rose Hill Methodist Church on Saturday, March 14, at 11:00 am. Memorials can be directed to the Rose Hill Historical Society where Jack was on the board of directors or to the Rose Hill Senior Center, where he served many years as the director.
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Jack Carr Passes

Society board member Jack Carr has died on his 78th birthday, February 28, 2015. Details will be posted by his son Scott on Facebook.

Our condolences go out to Jack's family and many friends.

Update: Click here to read the obituary published in the Wichita Eagle on March 7.
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