The McPherson County Historical Society will meet at 2 p.m. Oct. 5 at the McPherson Municipal Center, city commission room.
The program “Santa Fe Trail 101” will be given by Steve Schmidt, Santa Fe Trail Association Ambassador.
Visible remnants of the Santa Fe Trail on Steve and Glenda Schmidt’s farm in Marion County have recently been added to the National Register of Historic Places. All interested persons are invited to attend.
Tickets will be available at the meeting for the McPherson County Historical Society’s 44th annual banquet, hosted by the Smoky Valley historical Association in Lindsborg Nov. 9 at the Messiah Lutheran Church fellowship hall. Tickets cost $15.
A Swedish-style dinner will be served at 6 p.m. The theme will be on Birger Sandzén, with a talk and private tour of the Sandzén Gallery following.
For more information, call David Nigh in McPherson at 620-241-0604 or Chris Abercrombie in Lindsborg at 785-227-3480. Public is invited to attend.