Family, friends recall Tonganoxie store owner, ‘storyteller’ | TonganoxieMirror.com

“I don’t want everyone to think I’m some damned old tooty,” he said then. “I’m not some old man playing a fiddle without a bow, you know.”

The 2008 story focused on Lenahan’s roll as local historian — he’d written three books about the history of Tonganoxie.

He was quite the storyteller, as daughter, Beckie Myers, recalled.

“He said he never lies, he only fabricates,” Myers said with a laugh.

Beyond the tall tales, however, were recollections of history.

via Family, friends recall Tonganoxie store owner, ‘storyteller’ | TonganoxieMirror.com.

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