The LeRoy Branch will host The Athletic Cathedrals of Kansas: Sports Venues Across the Sunflower State, a presentation and discussion by Jordan Poland on September 3rd at 6:30 p.m. in the “Old Gym” at 1010 N Main St. in LeRoy. Kansans place a high level of importance on their athletic architecture. From Allen Fieldhouse in Lawrence to the Hornet’s Nest in Dighton, Hubbard Stadium in Smith Center to Veteran’s Stadium in Coffeyville, we cheer for our teams in a variety of buildings that commemorate fallen soldiers, lift the spirits of communities, and entertain us with the newest technologies. This talk will explore Kansas sports venues through time, as well as the stories of athletes and fans who call these places home.
Free hot dogs, chips, and drinks will be served!
This program is made possible by: Kansas Humanities Council, Friends of the LeRoy Library, and USD 245