Governor Laura Kelly, Julie Mulvihill from Humanities Kansas, and Patty Reece, founder of The Volland Store kicked-off the festivities! The traveling Smithsonian exhibit Crossroads: Change in Rural America will be open by reservation at The Volland Store March 13 – April 25. The online exhibit Deep Roots and New Growth in Wabaunsee County explores the rural culture of ranching and the small-town life we treasure in Wabaunsee County.
The Volland Store is honored to be one of six venues in Kansas to host the traveling exhibition from the Smithsonian, Crossroads: Change in Rural America.
With COVID safety precautions of limited reservations and required masks, the Smithsonian exhibit, Crossroads: Change in Rural America, will be open at The Volland Store, Saturdays and Sundays, March 13 through April 25, 2021 with reservations available at 1, 2 and 3pm. For guests who arrive outside their reservation times, there is a nature trail that highlights the region’s unique geography.
Reservations can be made here to see the Smithsonian exhibit at Volland in person.
CROSSROADS COMMUNITY PARTNERS
Arla & Tony Barelli
Kansas Beef Council
Wabaunsee County Historical Society
Community Exhibit Partners
Alma Area Foundation
Bruce & Tina Breckenridge
Bank of the Flint Hills
Carl & Mary Ice
Jim & Barbara Meinhardt and KanEquip, Inc.
Lyons Angus Ranch
M7 Ranch – McGee Family
Mount Mitchell Prairie Guards
The Native Stone Scenic Byway
Heidi & Nelson Nast
Henry & Cara Newell
Patty & Jerry Reece
Stockgrowers State Bank
Wabaunsee County Farm Bureau
Community Partners for the Opening Weekend
Alma Cooperative Oil Association
Farm Bureau Financial Services, Wab. Co.
Farmers & Drovers Bank
Lawyers Title of Kansas
EXPLORE Map printed courtesy of Wabaunsee County Economic Development Office