Our Ancestors were few but our Descendants are many
Our Ancestors were few but our Descendants are many

French Quarters

Pictured below is President of the Foundation Kaylon Roberts signing the deed to the building that has become the  home for the new Foundation Historical/Visitiors Center. Kaylon and the Roberts children donated this building to the Foundation in memory of their parents, Cotton and Rita Roberts.

The Foundation members and volunteers will have a place to work, gather and display historical information, pictures and artifacts. We will encourage our members to provide valuable pieces of Damar's history that they might have, so we can share them with all our members, friends and visitors. Since there will be no paid employees we will rely heavily on volunteers to staff the Visitors center on certain days and especially on key days of the year, special days such as weddings, funerals, holidays.

Pictured above is the ribbon cutting and dedication of the new foundation building celebrated on October 25th, 2014. The building will be known as the Damar "French Quarter" Visitors Center.

The above picture is the finished display room after the Newell annex to the French Quarters Visitors building was totally remodeled. The two buildings were connected and a new restroom and kitchenette were added to the buildings as well.

For more information about Damar and Rook County go to www.rookscounty.net

Want to Become a Member?

Please call us at:785-726-3540 or fill out our contact form or email us at dchf@ruraltel.net

 

Damar Community Historical Foundation

105 Main St Box 42

Damar, 67632

News

 

 New exhibit at the French Quarters.  Stop by and see a collection of handcrafted miniature canoes, sea shells and other items that Len Schamber collected while serving in the Peace Corp in the late 60's on the island of Ponape in Micronesia.  Coming soon in November, miniature Christmas town exhibit by Linus and Deb Pfannenstiel

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