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Friday, August 28 2015

You are invited to the Clay County Museum and Historical Society’s annual picnic, Sunday, September 20th, 12:30 - 3:30 p.m., at the Historic Pharis Farm, 20611 EE Highway, Liberty, Missouri.

This will be a fun and casual event!

Image from Clay County, Missouri Historic Sites 
Learn more about the Historic Pharis House [Website]

Included will be a barbecue picnic lunch, a program telling the story of the Pharis Farm, a guided tour of the Pharis Farm, lawn games, and our raffle ticket drawing to determine the winner of the Thomas Hart Benton autographed framed first edition U.S. postage stamp and postcard depicting the center portion of his mural, “Independence and the Opening of the West”, located in the Truman Presidential Library.

Picnic information:

  • 12:30 pm:  Gather (we will have picnic tables, but you may want to bring a lawn chair)
  • 1 pm:  Barbecue lunch (includes brisket, pork, potato salad, baked beans, coleslaw, rolls, condiments, drinks, and dessert
  • 2 pm:   Program, “The Story of the Pharis Farm” by Clay County Historic Sites personnel, followed by a guided tour of the Pharis Farm
  • Immediately following the tour:  Raffle Ticket Drawing

Cost:  $15.00 per person.  Payable at picnic by cash or check only.
RSVP by September 15th, to:, or 816-792-2854.  
Fifty years ago, Don Pharis was instrumental in the creation of the Clay County Historical Museum, and was its first President.  We are excited to host our annual picnic in this 50th Anniversary year, on his farm.

Information on the Pharis Farm can be found at:

We hope you can join us!

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