Experience the Civil War on the Western Frontier! The Lawrence CVB, Historic Lecompton, Watkins Museum, Lawrence Parks, Lawrence Public Library, & Black Jack Battlefield invite you to Douglas County, KS for a month of Civil War programming. Download the full schedule below.
Bus / RV Parking
Group Meeting Room
Wheel Chair Accessible
The 25 minute docu-drama "Lawrence: Free State Fortress" chronicles the first 10 yeast of Lawrence history and culminates with Quantrill's Raid, during the Civil War, on August 21, 1863. Viewing is free and shown on request.
Self-guide tours available at the Lawrence Visitor Center:
Historic Trails through Douglas County, Santa Fe and Oregon
House Styles of Old West Lawrence
Historic Old East Lawrence
Civil War on the Wester Frontier Schedule - Download
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