Long Anticipated German POW Camp Concordia Museum Grand Opening


It started at 9:00 AM on Saturday morning, July 11, 2015 at the Cloud County Convention and Tourism building. There was short 45-minute program where Paul Rimovsky told about how they prepared the T-9 building to house the museum room that is built inside building T-9. Lowell May then talked about the POW camps in Kansas and the USA. Dr. Marlisa Roney told about KU’s involvement in providing university classes to the prisoner officers. They offered an unbelievable amount of courses to the prisoners, over 300.

After the morning program, everyone went out to building T-9 for the official ribbon cutting and grand opening of the museum at 10:00 AM. There were about 75 people attending the 9:00 program and over 200 at the grand opening.