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Farmstead to Field Hospital
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM | Kansas City,MO
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Understanding the Battle of Westport
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM | Kansas City,MO
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Fall Cemetery Tours
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM | Olathe,KS
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Fall Cemetery Tours
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM | Olathe,KS
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Fall Cemetery Tours
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM | Olathe,KS
Harvest Festival
10:00 AM - 4:30 PM | Kansas City,MO
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Free Second Sundays at Old Depot Museum
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM | Ottawa,KS
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Tour of the Little Blue Battlefield
9:00 AM - 11:30 AM | Independence,MO
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Final Fridays at the Carnegie
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM | Lawrence,KS
 
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  • Vistior Visitor Event

    10/4/2014 11:00:00 AM  |  Ottawa, KS

    Native Neighbors from Freedom's Frontier's Past

    Learn from descendants of native and emigrant tribes who have lived in the 41 Kansas and Missouri counties in Freedom's Frontier National Heritage Area. Enjoy a day filled with native dancing, traditional foods, and programs offered by Haskell Indian National University faculty. Handmade crafts available for purchase. After 2014, the Native Neighbors event will be held in a different FFNHA location each year. Don't miss out!...details >>

  • Vistior Visitor Event

    10/4/2014 2:00:00 PM  |  Kansas City, MO

    Farmstead to Field Hospital

    Have you ever wondered what life was like during the Civil War? Join us for a progressive series of programs that will take you through life before, during, & after the Civil War in Kansas City. "Life Before the Battle: Pillage and Plunder on the Farmstead" Saturday October 4, 2:00-3:00 During this family program, author Dee Miller will present her recently released book 'Just Following Orders' and speak on the actual events featured in this story....details >>

  • Vistior Visitor Event

    10/5/2014 2:00:00 PM  |  Kansas City, MO

    Understanding the Battle of Westport

    Sunday October 5, 2:00-3:00 Learn about the Battle of Westport from noted writer, Darryl Levings, author of Saddle the Pale Horse: A Novel of the Invasion of Missouri....details >>

  • Vistior Visitor Event

    10/9/2014 7:00:00 PM  |  Olathe, KS

    Fall Cemetery Tours

    Learn more about early Olathe history by meeting some of the characters resting in the historic Olathe Memorial Cemetery. Please park at Northview Elementary School where a tour guide will meet your group. Tours are limited to 30 participants and are recommended for ages 5 and up. Ticket purchase required before day of event, available during regular Mahaffie site hours. Tours take place at 7:00PM, 7:30PM, 8:00PM and 8:30PM and last approximately 45 minutes....details >>

  • Vistior Visitor Event

    10/10/2014 7:00:00 PM  |  Olathe, KS

    Fall Cemetery Tours

    Learn more about early Olathe history by meeting some of the characters resting in the historic Olathe Memorial Cemetery. Please park at Northview Elementary School where a tour guide will meet your group. Tours are limited to 30 participants and are recommended for ages 5 and up. Ticket purchase required before day of event, available during regular Mahaffie site hours. Tours take place at 7:00PM, 7:30PM, 8:00PM and 8:30PM and last approximately 45 minutes....details >>

  • Vistior Visitor Event

    10/11/2014 10:00:00 AM  |  Kansas City, MO

    Harvest Festival

    Are you yearning for a simpler time? Join us for an old-fashioned County Fair! Entertainment for all ages. Historical Games, 19th Century reenactors bring the village to life with skits and demonstrations, music, face painting, kettle corn, pony rides, pumpkins for sale, and much more! $1 horse-drawn wagon rides from noon to 4:00 p.m. Stop by the Questers' concession stand to fill your belly and wet your whistle!...details >>

  • Vistior Visitor Event

    10/11/2014 7:00:00 PM  |  Olathe, KS

    Fall Cemetery Tours

    Learn more about early Olathe history by meeting some of the characters resting in the historic Olathe Memorial Cemetery. Please park at Northview Elementary School where a tour guide will meet your group. Tours are limited to 30 participants and are recommended for ages 5 and up. Ticket purchase required before day of event, available during regular Mahaffie site hours. Tours take place at 7:00PM, 7:30PM, 8:00PM and 8:30PM and last approximately 45 minutes....details >>

  • Vistior Visitor Event

    10/12/2014 1:00:00 PM  |  Ottawa, KS

    Free Second Sundays at Old Depot Museum

    Enjoy the Old Depot Museum for free on the second Sunday of each month! Stop by Dietrich Cabin and pick up a copy of a photo history hunt for your family to play at the museum....details >>

  • Vistior Visitor Event

    10/18/2014 9:00:00 AM  |  Independence, MO

    Tour of the Little Blue Battlefield

    Saturday, October 18, 2014 - 9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Meet the school bus at the Blue & Grey Book Shoppe at 106 E. Walnut Street, Independence, MO $10 reservation to be sent to Civil War Round Table of Western Missouri, PO. box 3019, Independence, MO 64051...details >>

  • Vistior Visitor Event

    10/18/2014 10:00:00 AM  |  Pleasanton, KS

    Mine Creek Battlefield Commemoration: 150th Battle Anniversary

    The Battle of Mine Creek was one of the largest cavalry battles in the Civil War and a major battle in Kansas. In October 1864, about 2,500 Union troops defeated an estimated 7,000 Confederates led by by Major General Sterling Price. Come see cavalry and infantry encampments, a surgeon’s tent; gunnery crews; a saddle display; and 19th century skills demonstrations. Children’s activities; food and vendor booths. Authors Dianne Eickhoff and Ken Spurgeon will sign books....details >>

  • Vistior Visitor Event

    10/20/2014 10:00:00 AM  |  Kearney, MO

    Mt. Gilead Monday: Medical Advancements of the 1890s

    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 8th grades Students will bring their own sack lunch. Parents are responsible for transportation Every Mt. Gilead Monday has its own history theme, & will include historic interpretation, craft & games. Maximum attendance is 25. Reservations required. Call (816) 736-8500 to sign up. Your payment hold your seat....details >>

  • Vistior Visitor Event

    10/21/2014 7:00:00 PM  |  Ottawa, KS

    Price's Raid of 1864 (Shared Stories of the Civil War)

    In 1864, martial law was declared in Kansas and every able-bodied man was called to repel Confederate General Sterling Price, who led 10,000 troops across Missouri toward the Kansas border. While his actions thrilled some, they terrorized others. Learn more about Price's Raid through the words of the men and women who were there during this special Reader's Theater event made possible by the Kansas Humanities Council and Freedom's Frontier National Heritage Area....details >>

  • Vistior Visitor Event

    10/23/2014 6:30:00 PM  |  St Joseph, MO

    "Voices from the Past: Civil War Influence and Beyond"

    Experience the unique architecture in Mount Mora Cemetery and hear intriguing stories from St. Joseph’s past as you “meet” some of the city’s most fascinating former residents. Tours will begin at 6:30 and 7:30 p.m. at the Wyeth-Tootle Mansion, on 1100 Charles Street. After “meeting” the first characters of the evening and enjoying refreshments, participants will board the bus for Mount Mora Cemetery. Space is limited and pre-paid reservations are required. Register for Thurs. or Fri. session....details >>

  • Vistior Visitor Event

    10/24/2014 6:30:00 PM  |  St Joseph, MO

    "Voices from the Past: Civil War Influence and Beyond"

    Experience the unique architecture in Mount Mora Cemetery and hear intriguing stories from St. Joseph’s past as you “meet” some of the city’s most fascinating former residents. Tours will begin at 6:30 and 7:30 p.m. at the Wyeth-Tootle Mansion, on 1100 Charles Street. After “meeting” the first characters of the evening and enjoying refreshments, participants will board the bus for Mount Mora Cemetery. Space is limited and pre-paid reservations are required. Register for Thurs. or Fri. session....details >>

  • Vistior Visitor Event

    10/31/2014 5:00:00 PM  |  Lawrence, KS

    Final Fridays at the Carnegie

    Join us each "Final Friday" as we invite the public to enjoy a few hours of period music, entertainers, speakers, and exhibits on display. Freedom's Frontier will be hosting this event at the Carnegie Building in Lawrence, Kansas at 9th and Vermont. Drinks & hors d'oeuvres will be served. We are looking forward to showcasing our partner sites within the Freedom's Frontier National Heritage Area during this event....details >>

  • Vistior Visitor Event

    11/8/2014 1:00:00 PM  |  Kearney, MO

    Ladies Fall Tea

    Enjoy an afternoon of fun paper crafts, tea party bingo, camraderie, tea and cookies. $10 per person. Includes all supplies. Seating is limited. Reservations are required and your payment holds your seat. Call (816)736-8500 for more information and reservations. Sponsored by Clay County Historic Sites....details >>

  • Partner Partner Event

    11/11/2014 8:00:00 AM

    Past Forward - National Preservation Conference

    Past Forward: National Preservation Conference. Challenge existing ideas and assumptions about historic preservation. Join the community of those in the business of saving places. From content that explores preservation through different lenses to live-streaming events, Past Forward pushes the frontiers of preservation....details >>

  • Partner Partner Event

    11/12/2014 8:00:00 AM

    Past Forward - National Preservation Conference

    Past Forward: National Preservation Conference. Challenge existing ideas and assumptions about historic preservation. Join the community of those in the business of saving places. From content that explores preservation through different lenses to live-streaming events, Past Forward pushes the frontiers of preservation....details >>

  • Partner Partner Event

    11/13/2014 8:00:00 AM

    Past Forward - National Preservation Conference

    Past Forward: National Preservation Conference. Challenge existing ideas and assumptions about historic preservation. Join the community of those in the business of saving places. From content that explores preservation through different lenses to live-streaming events, Past Forward pushes the frontiers of preservation....details >>

  • Partner Partner Event

    11/14/2014 8:00:00 AM

    Past Forward - National Preservation Conference

    Past Forward: National Preservation Conference. Challenge existing ideas and assumptions about historic preservation. Join the community of those in the business of saving places. From content that explores preservation through different lenses to live-streaming events, Past Forward pushes the frontiers of preservation....details >>

  • Vistior Visitor Event

    11/17/2014 10:00:00 AM  |  Kearney, MO

    Mt. Gilead Monday: The Fall Harvest

    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 8th grades Maximum attendance is 25. Reservations are required. Call (816) 736-8500 to sign up. Your payment hold your seat. 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...details >>

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