Historical exhibits on display at FHSU, celebrate anniversaries
11/20/2003

Four historical displays, prepared by staff members of the documents department at Fort Hays State University's Forsyth Library, are being showcased through the end of the semester. The displays feature landmark events in United States history.

"Celebrating a Century of Flight" is exhibited on the main floor of Forsyth Library. This piece shows the evolution of air travel from 1903 to the present.

The library's top floor showcases two exhibitions: "First Flight" and "Lewis and Clark Expedition." "First Flight" tells the Wright Brothers' aeronautical story and celebrates the 100-year anniversary of man's first flight on Dec. 17, 2003.

"Lewis and Clark Expedition" commemorates the bicentennial of their historic travels.

The newest display, shown on the top floor, is titled "Remembering Kennedy." Libraries were encouraged by The History Channel to create exhibits about President Kennedy on this 40th anniversary of his death. Visitors are asked to tell where they were the day Kennedy was assassinated.

Everyone is invited to view the exhibits. Forsyth Library, on the FHSU campus, is open Monday-Thursday from 7:30 a.m. to midnight, Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 7 p.m., Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday from 1 p.m. to midnight.


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