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Fort Hays hosts Campfire Tales


Special to The Hays Daily News

Special to The Hays Daily News

TOPEKA -- The Kansas Historical Society announced Fort Hays State Historic Site will host Campfire Tales from 8 to 9 p.m. Aug. 17. Admission is $5.

Kansas Historical Foundation members and children 5 and younger are admitted free. Reservations are required for all attendees. Call (785) 625-6812 for reservations.

Fort Hays is located at 1472 U.S. Highway 183 Alternate, 4 miles south of Hays from Interstate 70 Exit 157 on Highway 183 Alternate.

Musician and historian David "Zerf" Zerfas will entertain around the campfire with songs and stories about people and events from Kansas and Old West history. His songs include "When the Smoky Runs Dry" and "Beautiful Katie (Bloody Bender)." Refreshments will be provided. For more information, visit kshs.org/fort_hays.

Fort Hays State Historic Site is one of 16 state historic sites operated by the Kansas Historical Society, a state agency.

The Kansas Historical Society does not discriminate on the basis of disability in admission to, access to, or operation of its programs. The Historical Society requests prior notification to accommodate individuals with special needs or disabilities.