Estate Moving Auction Sale to Benefit United Way of Franklin County Raised $8,000 on July 28th!

    Ottawa, KS- We would like to thank all of the volunteers, historic home tourists and auction attendees who participated in our Estate Moving Auction Sale fundraising event on July 28th! With your participation and the donations from Tommy Kitchens and Ottawa University, United Way successfully raised $8,000 to help provide vital human services in Franklin County!

    On July 28th, for a suggested donation of $3 a person, about 70 people toured the famous red brick home with a turret located at 718 South Cedar Street in Ottawa, KS 

    In addition, about 80 people attended the Estate Moving Auction Sale and were able to pick up some wonderful collectible items from the sale (for a list of items sold, please see the sale bill below)


When: July 28th from 9:00 to close

Where: 718 South Cedar Street Ottawa KS 66067

Who: Tommy Kitchens and Ottawa University hosted this auction to benefit United Way of Franklin County

What: All proceeds from the tours and live auction were donated to United Way of Franklin County in order to help provide vital, direct human services to those in need in Franklin County, KS.

To view some of the Auction Items and a few pictures of the famous home please visit:


Thank you to those of you who helped us make this event a success by attending and by passing this information on to other United Way supporters and friends- People like you make our community a better place!