Christmas Party

The 2015 Christmas party was held on Wednesday, December 2, and these were the participants.
The whole gang.
Front row left to right. Mark Alley, Gloria Cox, Tom Linot, Janis Linot, Collin Linot (on Janis' lap).
Second row. Cindy Bradford, Joy Pearson, Virginia Alley, Helen McMurphy, Kathy Pickett, Chris Wendt.
Back Row. Jamie Brazda, Keith Cox, Becky Rierson, Trevor Johnson, Marion Futhey, Martin Herbers, Rebecca Linot, Craig Linot, Daryl Futhey, Janie Barnard.
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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).

September Meeting

It was announced at the meeting that Society members Mark and Virginia Alley will be the 2015 Fall Festival Parade Marshals.

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.

Jack Carr Passes

Jack Carr.
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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