Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Wyandotte County War Memorials Tour tickets available

News Release

A bus tour of the Wyandotte County War Memorials will be held Friday, Nov. 9, from 8:15 a.m. - 12 p.m.

The tour will include stops at the World War II Bomber Builders, Rosedale Arch  Monument, the Korean / Vietnam Veterans Memorial of Wyandotte County, the Rosedale Memorial Arch and The Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hall.

There will be tour guides and special speaker  providing the history and story of each memorial.

The bus will depart from and return to the Salvation Army Harbor Lights, 6723 State Avenue.

The bus tour is scheduled to coincide with the annual Veterans Day Commemoration, sponsored by the KCK Women's Chamber of Commerce, to be held on November 9, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Salvation Army Harbor Lights.

Bus tour participants will also be able to participate in the commemoration.

The bus tour is sponsored by the Kansas City Kansas Convention & Visitors Bureau, Wyandotte County Parks & Recreation and the Wyandotte County Historical Society & Museum.

Tickets are $10 in advance and may be purchased at the following locations:
  • Kansas City Kansas Convention & Visitors Bureau, 901 N. 8th St. Suite 201 Kansas City, Kan.
  • Wyandotte County Historical Society & Museum, 631 N. 126th St.  Bonner Springs, Kan.
  • Wyandotte County Parks & Recreation, 5033 State Ave.  Kansas City, Kan.
For additional information on the tour, please contact the Kansas City Kansas Convention & Visitors Bureau at 913-321-5800.