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Mt. Gilead Mondays is a program for homeschool students, and students in school systems that have shortened their week to exclude Mondays.
Age range: students in 1st through... details>>
11th Annual Bald Eagle Rendezvous--
See period participants:
Mountain men, plainsmen, American Indians, camp traders, old-style musicians, early day skills... details>>
Bring your banjo, fiddle, guitar, harmonica or mandolin and join the fun at the Watkins family home. Featured songwriters and musicians will perform original songs and folk... details>>
Learn what role hemp bales played in the Battle of Lexington
Mine Creek Battlefield State Historic Site Commemorates 150th Anniversary of Battle
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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Explore the history of the Wyandot Nation in this outdoor exhibit and cemetery. details>>
Explore St. Joseph’s black history, including the Underground Railroad and desegregation. details>>
Discover the history of Lecompton from Bleeding Kansas to today. details>>