Rogers was officially founded on June 6, 1881. In celebration of the 140th anniversary of our city in 2021, we invite you to come learn more about the families that contributed to the founding of Rogers and its early growth. This exhibit highlights some of the earliest families who settled in this area beginning in the 1830s through the early 20th century.
Coach Blackie Bond: Rogers High School Football Legend
June 5 - September 25, 2021
This biographical exhibit will feature many objects from a recent donation by Rogers High School football coach Gary “Blackie” Bond’s widow, as well as other RHS related objects from the Museum’s collections. Bond moved to Rogers in 1959, taking the job of assistant football coach and social studies teacher. For the next 34 years he would serve the athletic department of Rogers High School amassing an overall record of 190 games won, 89 games lost, and 5 undefeated seasons.