Come to LeRoy, Kansas,
Sunday, June 13, 2004, at 1 pm.
EXPERIENCE THE EXCITEMENT OF MAKING HISTORY!
Watch the dedication of the OPOTHLEYAHOLA MEMORIAL BUILDING in CITY PARK on MAIN Street in downtown LeRoy. Join Thomas Yahola, descendant of Opothleyahola, at the ceremony.
Learn about this courageous and noble Creek Leader, OPOTHLEYAHOLA, who brought thousands of Indians and hundreds of Blacks out of Confederate Indian Territory into free-state Kansas during the cruel winter of 1861-62. Be one of the first to find out about this little known but important part of early Civil War history.
View a special DVD “Tracing Trails of Blood on Ice: Opothleyahola’s Great Escape!” at the LeRoy Library across from City Park.
Visit the ARTRAIN USA, FEATURING NATIVE AMERICAN ART.
First Kansas stop on national tour.
JOIN US ON THIS FESTIVE OCCASION!
FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT BILL FREEMAN, c/o FIRST NATIONAL BANK OF LEROY, 620-964-2299
OR ON WEEKENDS CALL HUMBOLDT CHAMBER OF COMMERCE, 620-473-3011.