August Bondi, Soldier and Settler (1833-1907)”

Presented by Bill Worley and the Kansas Humanities Council


  • Categories: Lectures
  • Event posted: Aug. 8, 2007
  • Last updated: Sept. 16, 2014

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Bondi came from Austria, finding his way to Kansas Territory. He rode with John Brown and served in the Union Army. After settling in Saline County, he farmed, operated a store, and served as Postmaster. Bondi offers a rare look into the settlement of Kansas by Jewish families and the unique challenges they faced. Watkins Community Museum of History 1047 Mass. St., 785-841-4109, Free


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