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Educators will get instruction in scientific inquiry basics, using archaeological data to investigate and interpret past cultures. Materials provided at no charge for a... details>>
Enjoy a different living history theme each Wednesday and Thursday in June and July. This day camp is an open house format and features crafts, activities and stagecoach... details>>
Award winning authors Chris Enss, Bill Markely, Monty McCord and Sherry Monahan will discuss their latest work and share stories of the Old West. RSVP to (816)-701-3407 details>>
Drop in and play games to celebrate summer fun in Lawrence.
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This St. Joseph, Missouri, history day camp will be held for students entering 4th, 5th, or 6th grades. There will be a field trip to the Steamboat Arabia in Kansas City and... details>>
Celebrate the Cowboy at Flint Hills Discovery Center
Evening program at Fort Scott National Historic Site features Lee and Grant
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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"One of the best county museums we've seen" say Diane Eickhoff and Aaron Barnhart in "The Big Divide: A Travel Guide to Historic and Civil War Sites in the Missouri-Kansas Border Region." details>>
Glimpse into the region’s African American heritage and its profound effect on society. details>>
This fully equipped mid-19th century woolen mill gives visitors a glimpse into a successful farm business. details>>