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In 1863, on the cusp of one of the most remarkable battlefield victories in American military history, Gen. Robert E. Lee rode to Chancellorsville, Virginia, amid the cheers... details>>
Get ready for baseball season with a fun event celebrating baseball history! You may have heard of the Kansas City Monarchs, one of the most revered teams of the Negro... details>>
Please join us for the ribbon-cutting ceremony, short speeches honoring the generous donors and volunteers, the first tours of the museum and its exhibits, and refreshments.... details>>
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To an 1850s Kansas Territorial Town Hall political meeting. Members of the Lecompton Reenactors acting troupe will present the play Bleeding Kansas... details>>
With instruction from restoration expert Bob Yapp, participants can restore and weatherize nine complete, double-hung windows in Constitution Hall. Learn how to:
Historical marker and 19th century covered wagon will be dedicated in Westport
Archaeology in the Classroom: Workshop for Teachers, Interpreters and Museum Docents
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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Discover Geary County’s early struggles in the museum exhibits. details>>
Experience Flint Hills tallgrass prairie in this historic setting. details>>
Experience the Great War through the eyes of those who lived it. details>>