1870--Concordia was established.
1872--Concordia was almost demolished by fire.
Foreign-born Kansans who spoke French were either Canadian or Belgian in background or had departed France after the ill-fated 1848 revolution. Cloud County had the largest French settlement.
1907--"The Vanderbuilt Cup" was the first opera shown in the new Brown Theater in Concordia.
Jul 1943--A German prisoner of war (POW) camp was built in Concordia during World War II.