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Founded 1865

History of Perry, Kansas

History of Perry, Kansas

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"History of Perry, Kansas," developed in partnership by the Perry Pride History Committee and The Jefferson County Historical Society; Narration: Judith Hotchkiss of Perry, Kansas. Created with careful consideration to ensure historical accuracy.

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Georgie Petrie Stebbins

Perry Pocket History Museum

The Perry Pride History Committee manages a pocket history museum at the First State Bank & Trust in Perry, Kansas.


Currently on exhibit is the personal collection of Georgie Petrie Stebbins (pictured). The artifacts are from the multiple businesses she and her husband, Merrill ("Bood") owned and operated in Perry for more than 50 years, starting with Stebbins Grocery in the mid-1940's.

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