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Storytelling at Trailside Center
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM | Kansas City,MO
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Music in the Park
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM | Lee’s Summit,MO
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Water Ways Exhibit at Eudora Community Museum
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM | Eudora,KS
Water/Ways Smithsonian Exhibition
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM | Eudora,KS
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Ambassador's Monday--The Buffalo Soldiers
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM | Raytown,MO
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Eudora and the Civil War
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM | Eudora,KS
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Music in the Park
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM | Lee’s Summit,MO
Oak Hill Cemetery Tour
8:00 PM - 9:30 PM | Lawrence,KS
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1920's Book Club at the Farmhouse
10:00 PM - 11:30 AM | Shawnee,KS
Genealogy and History Fair
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM | Manhattan,KS
Crosby Kemper Award Presentation and Festivities
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM | Kansas City,MO
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Lexington Community Fair
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM | Lexington,MO
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Babe Ruth's Baseball
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM | Shawnee,KS
Lexington Community Fair
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM | Lexington,MO
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Lexington Community Fair
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM | Lexington,MO
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Lexington Community Fair
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM | Lexington,MO
 
 
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  • 8/13/2017 10:00:00 AM  |  Lawrence, KS

    Reconstruction and Industrial Development along the Kaw – Post Civil War

    After the Civil War and the burning of Lawrence, Kansas, by William Quantrill on August 21, 1863, the town rebuilt and thrived. Learn about the businesses along the Kansas River after 1865: Bowersock’s dam, mill and power plant, the barbed wire factory, a commercial fishing industry, the Graeber boat rental fleet and others. Afterward, specific locations mentioned can be viewed on a self-guided walking tour. Look for other Civil War on the Western Frontier events on our calendar this week....details >>

  • 8/13/2017 12:00:00 PM  |  Lawrence, KS

    Hidden Treasures: Staff Favorites from the Watkins Collections

    See the new exhibiting highlighting favorite artifacts and their fascinating stories. On view through the end of the year....details >>

  • 8/13/2017 1:00:00 PM  |  Lecompton, KS

    Bleeding Kansas Play

    Join an energetic 1850s town hall meeting where historic reenactors bring “Bleeding Kansas” to life. This meeting reflects the time settlers voted to determine if their new state constitution would allow or prohibit slavery. Tour Historic Lecompton including Constitution Hall, Territorial Capital Museum, Old Jail, and Territorial Democratic Headquarters. This event is part of the annual Civil War on the Western Frontier commemoration. Look for other events on our calendar this week....details >>

  • 8/13/2017 2:00:00 PM  |  Ottawa, KS

    Deep Water in the Tabernacle

    The local corporation that sponsored the residential Chautauquas in Ottawa’s Forest Park (1883-1914) had an uneasy relationship with the river. It provided a scenic backdrop for the lectures, choirs, and festive parades during the Assembly sessions. Visitors could steam up the river to “Wheeler’s Grove” at the head of The Island on a little steamer named Gertie and walk the riverside. But the threat of floods and the floods themselves caused the Assemblies to be delayed, postponed, or cancelled....details >>

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