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Kansas historical museum to focus on presidents

Associated Press Published: September 10, 2012

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas Museum of History is hosting a new exhibit featuring presidents and presidential elections.

"Hail to the Chief" opens Friday and runs until Feb. 24 at the Topeka museum.

The Kansas Historical Society says the exhibit marks the 2012 presidential election by looking back at national campaigns throughout history. Items on display include campaign materials, banners and personal items as well as souvenirs of candidates' visits to Kansas.

Prominently featured are Abraham Lincoln, Ulysses Grant, Theodore Roosevelt and Dwight Eisenhower.