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Stroll down candlelit trails through the gardens and woods, and around the ponds at the Overland Park Arboretum & Botanical Gardens' Holiday Luminary Walk.
In 1938 Talladega College in Atlanta commissioned artist Hale Woodruff to paint six murals. Installed in Savery Library, the murals educated and inspired students with... details>>
Join the Greater Kansas City Black History Study Group and the National Archives at Kansas City for this FREE historic documentary film series. Each event features a pre-film... details>>
On Tuesday, December 1, 2015, The Greater Kansas City Black History Study Group(GKCBHSG), in partnership with the National Archives at Kansas City, will present the film,... details>>
Black History Study Group examines history of protests in December events
Take the Little Women Candlelight Tour of the 1855 Harris-Kearney House Museum
Events that happened in the 29 eastern Kansas and 12 western Missouri counties of Freedom’s Frontier National Heritage Area led to the Civil War and an enduring struggle for freedom. Conflict over slavery and other issues drew those on both sides into a violent Border War. Missouri heroes were Kansas villains. Kansas victories were Missouri tragedies. Now Freedom’s Frontier bridges the border. Explore Freedom’s Frontier National Heritage Area and experience from many viewpoints the strong freedom story that runs along the Missouri Kansas border.
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Uncover Westport's role in U.S. expansion at Kansas City's oldest remaining brick home. details>>
Explore this restored frontier fort and its role in westward expansion, Bleeding Kansas and the Civil War. details>>
The John Wornall House was built in 1858 by the prosperous farmer and prominent Kansas Citian John Bristow Wornall. Significantly, the House served as a Civil War battlefield hospital for both Union and Confederate soldiers during the Battle of Westport. details>>