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Founded: 1886 Population (year 2000): 1,967, Elevation: 1082 ft. Horton is located in the Northeast Region of the state, in Brown County. This crossroads town is East of the Kickapoo Nation Indian Reservation with they're casinos.

The community was founded in 1886 by the Chicago, Kansas & Nebraska Railway building a line through Horton. The CK&N Railway was a subsidiary of the Rock Island railroad. The town population was cut by one-half when the railroads' maintenance shops finally closed in 1946.

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07/04 Coming to The area
Glenn Miller Festival Clarinda IA June13-16 Hear exciting bands from around the world topped off by the World Famous Glenn Miller Orchestra. Enjoy the new Glenn Miller Birthplace Museum and the Birthplace Home; stage shows; picnics; dances; historical displays; plus the fellowship of hundreds of Miller fans from around the world.
Heart of America Shakespeare Festival Kansas City MO June18-July7 The Heart of America Shakespeare Festival is set under the stars in South Moreland Park near Nelson Atkins Museum of Art. It is a perfect way to spend a summer evening with family and friends. They have several programs to study and explore such as Speaker's Bureau and Poster and Sonnet Contest. The faculty includes theatre professionals, actors, and educators experienced in performing and teaching Shakespeare. Many of the instructors are veterans of festival productions.

Greater Kansas Citry Japan Festival Kansas City MO October6 Cekebrating the cultural of Japan.