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Independence Day: 1860s Style

  • Date: 07/04/2018 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM  
  • Location: Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop & Farm
    1200 E. Kansas City Road
    Olathe, Kansas 66061
  • Introduction: Enjoy a reading of the Declaration of Independence and meet Uncle Sam!

DeclarationofIndependenceIndependence Day in the 1860s was the biggest holiday of the year! Take a stagecoach ride*, see what is cooking on the cookstove and meet Uncle Sam!

Other activities*:

  • A Reading of the Declaration of Independence at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. followed by a cannon firing. 
  • Sing patriotic songs such as Hail Columbia! and more at 12 p.m. & 2 p.m. followed by a cannon firing. 
  • Celebrate the heroes of 1776 by making a paper hat!
  • Pie, ice cream and root beer floats for sale. 

All activities included with regular site admission, $7/adults, $5/children ages 5-11, under 4 are free. Olathe residents receive $2/off admission. 

*All activities subject to change

*Weather Alert* If the heat index reaches 105 degrees, stagecoach rides will be replaced with another hands-on horse activity. We want to ensure the safety of our horses. Thank you for understanding. 

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