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KC Destinations is a membership organization of cities located in the Kansas City Metro region. Each member community offers visitors the opportunity to adventure beyond the big city lights, and truly experience the area in a meaningful way through the eyes, ears, and stomachs of the locals.
Our NEW KC Trips digital passport program is designed to share our community’s best kept secrets. You’ll find each location has something unique and trip-worthy!
NEW KC COFFEE TRIP: COMING SOON
Chapter 205 is the state quarantine law authorizing the imprisonment of women with venereal diseases at the State Industrial Farm for Women. The law was established in an effort to control the sudden outbreak of venereal disease.
Join us in downtown Olathe from 5:30 to 8 p.m. on Friday, July 24th for live music, food trucks, and family fun! Visit https://fourthfridays.olathe.org/ for more information.
AG HALL OF FAME
Did you know it is the 60th anniversary of when the National Agricultural Center and Hall of Fame in Bonner Springs, KS received its national charter? Approved by Congress and signed by President Dwight D. Eisenhower in 1960, this rare federal charter, charged the Ag Center to serve as the national museum of agriculture and a memorial to farming leaders. Learn more about the Agricultural Center at www.aghalloffame.com.
Despite the challenge of social distance, you can still Explore Merriam through Otocast, a free app on Google Play or the App Store. Just download and find the Merriam History Tour. From there, you can explore 12 sites across Merriam to discover pivotal moments, fascinating audio, historic and current images, did you know facts and more! Discover five selected sites and win a made-in-Merriam prize.