• Cato Days 2019

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    Name: Cato Days 2019
    Date: October 12, 2019
    Time: 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM CDT
    Event Description:
    Happy 150th Birthday! Cato celebrates the 150th anniversary of the old stone schoolhouse this year. We hope you'll join us to pay tribute to the first and oldest school in Crawford County.

    Friday, October 11th: Cato Kids' Day

    Saturday, October 12: Annual Cato Tour:
    - 9:30 - Music & Presentations (starting in the church and following in the schoolhouse)
    - 11:45 - Lunch (ham & beans)
    - 1:00 - Wagon rides

    Visit us on Facebook:
    Cato Historical Preservation Association

    Check out our website:
    www.catoschool.com

    Registration is in the 100 year old Christian Church at 9:30. Ralph Carlson of Old Fuss & Feathers will be featured in the church. Next, everyone goes over to the 150 year old Cato school for presentations in the school by Anna Swank, Elizabeth Thompson and her husband, Jaime. - After the school - eat ham "n" beans cooked over an open fire - served with home made corn bread - also hot dogs - bottled water - pop, etc. - - drawing of the raffles for the quilt and then onto the wagons to go to historic places around Cato. 40 some living alumni of the Cato school have been invited.
    Location:
    Cato Historical School House
    592 E 725th 
    Arcadia, KS 66711 

    On U.S. Highway 69 between Ft. Scott and Pittsburg, Kansas, turn west on 720 Avenue, one mile north of the Arcadia turn-off (or one mile south of the Bourbon County line). Go west for one mile, then turn north for 1/2 mile and then left one mile to Cato.
    Contact Information:
    Marilyn Flagg, 620-223-2541
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