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4/24/2014 8:00:00 AM | Parkville, MO
The Life and Legacy of George Shepard Park
In honor of the 175th anniversary of Platte County, an exhibit highlighting events in Mr. Park’s life, including the destruction of his printing press, thrown in the Missouri River by a pro-slavery mob on April 14, 1855. Original documents, newspapers, photographs, artifacts and furniture from the Fishburn Archives will be on display; many of the items have never before been exhibited. Reception, open to the public, on April 13, 2-4 p.m., at the McAfee Memorial Library....details >>
4/24/2014 10:00:00 AM | Manhattan, KS
John Steuart Curry: Prairie Journeys
Most of the museum’s collection of about 900 works by artist John Steuart Curry came as a bequest in 2002 from Kathleen Curry, the artist’s widow. Holdings include paintings, prints, and drawings that represent one of the largest collections of the artist’s work. This exhibition offers up a range of themes and formats relating to prairie expeditions, from pioneer settlement to American Indian movement to slave holder and abolitionists efforts to populate Kansas before and during the Civil War....details >>
4/25/2014 8:00:00 AM | Parkville, MO
4/25/2014 10:00:00 AM | Manhattan, KS
4/26/2014 10:00:00 AM | Parkville, MO
4/26/2014 10:00:00 AM | Manhattan, KS
4/27/2014 12:00:00 PM | Manhattan, KS
4/27/2014 2:00:00 PM | Kansas City, MO
Shot all to Hell
In a discussion of his new book, Shot All to Hell: Jesse James, the Northfield Raid, and the Wild West’s Greatest Escape, Western historian, writer, and musician Mark Lee Gardner recreates this bloody, desperate episode from the 1876 raid by the James-Younger gang on Northfield, Minnesota.
With compelling details that chronicle the two-week chase that followed, Gardner delivers a galloping, true tale of frontier justice....details >>
4/27/2014 4:00:00 PM | Parkville, MO
4/28/2014 8:00:00 AM | Parkville, MO
4/28/2014 10:00:00 AM | Kearney, MO
Mt. Gilead Monday: Founding Mothers
Mt. Gilead Mondays is a program for homeschool students, and students in school systems that have shortened their week to exclude Mondays.
Students 1st through 8th grades
Reservations required.Call (816) 736-8500 to sign up.
Students will bring their own sack lunch.
Parents are responsible for transportation.
Every Mt. Gilead Monday will have its own history-related theme, and will include historic interpretation of the theme, craft project, and games related to that theme....details >>
4/28/2014 7:00:00 PM | Fort Scott, KS
Created Equal Civil Rights three-part series, "The Abolitionists"
Created Equal Civil Rights three-part series, "The Abolitionists", one episode shown each night on April 28, 29, 30.
Sunderland and Hedges Meeting Rooms in the Ellis Fine Arts Center at Fort Scott Community College...details >>
4/29/2014 8:00:00 AM | Parkville, MO
4/29/2014 10:00:00 AM | Manhattan, KS
4/29/2014 7:00:00 PM | Fort Scott, KS
4/30/2014 8:00:00 AM | Parkville, MO
4/30/2014 10:00:00 AM | Manhattan, KS
4/30/2014 7:00:00 PM | Fort Scott, KS
5/1/2014 8:00:00 AM | Parkville, MO
5/1/2014 10:00:00 AM | Manhattan, KS
5/2/2014 8:00:00 AM | Parkville, MO
5/2/2014 10:00:00 AM | Manhattan, KS
5/3/2014 10:00:00 AM | Parkville, MO
5/3/2014 10:00:00 AM | Manhattan, KS
5/3/2014 10:00:00 AM | Olathe, KS
Playing on the Prairie
Kick off spring with lots of hands on activities! Crafts, springtime farm activities and 1860's living history will be offered. Stagecoach rides are $2/person ages 3 and up....details >>