continue to sign the registry as a crowd exceeding 250 gathered from all
over North Central Kansas on
Monday, July 24, 2000 to watch as Governor Graves dedicated the
Jewell Community Center.
This photo shows the size and seating capabilities of the community
Loomis, Mayor, welcomes the crowd as Governor Graves and
Calvin James look on.
attentive crowd looks on during the opening ceremonies.
Graves is shown pictured here with Griest and Marilyn Reed,
curators of the "Lincoln Room". Mr. and Mrs. Reed
have a large collection of items associated with President Lincoln
and have leased one of the two business spaces in the Jewell
Community Center to display their collection.