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10/23/2014 4:00:00 PM | Kansas City, MO
Battle of Westport 150th Anniversary Exhibition & Reenactment
Special commemoration events from October 23-October 26. See website for more information.
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 >>
10/23/2014 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 >>
10/24/2014 10:00:00 AM | Kansas City, MO
10/24/2014 6:30:00 PM | St Joseph, MO
10/25/2014 9:00:00 AM | Kansas City, MO
10/25/2014 9:00:00 AM | Richmond, MO
Battle of Albany :: "Bloody Bill Anderson" :: 150th Anniversary
SATURDAY OCT. 25 - Events 9 am to 10 pm
SUNDAY OCT. 26 - Events 9 am to 4:30 pm
Vendors, dedication of panel at Albany, reenactment (generic and actual battle), funeral march, graveside services, Civil War ball, night fire of cannons. View link for more detailed times and information....details >>
10/25/2014 2:00:00 PM | Fort Scott, KS
Shared Stories of the Civil War: Price's March of 1864
Hoping to gain Missouri for the Confederacy and hamper Lincoln's reelection, the rebel offensive left a path of destruction that will be recounted through eyewitness accounts....details >>
10/25/2014 7:00:00 PM | Lone Jack, MO
12th Annual Walk with Civil War Spirits
For a hauntingly spookactular time, the Lone Jack Historical Society invites children of all ages to join the 12th annual Walk with Civil War Spirits. If you dare, come visit the spirits on Halloween, October 25, from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. The walk takes place on the Lone Jack Civil War Museum and Cemetery grounds, 301 S. Bynum, Lone Jack. The first tour starts promptly at 7:00 as we call on the spirits to join us....details >>
10/26/2014 9:00:00 AM | Kansas City, MO
10/26/2014 9:00:00 AM | Richmond, MO
10/28/2014 6:30:00 PM | Prairie Village, KS
Civil War Round Table of Kansas City
Tonight, Dan Smith, Chairman of the Monnett Battle of Westport Fund, will talk about the Battle of Westport. The commemoration of the 150th anniversary of this battle has just concluded. Learn about the circumstances of the battle, and how it was remembered last week. For more information and to make dinner reservations, call the number listed below....details >>
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 >>
11/1/2014 1:00:00 PM | Kansas City, MO
Westport HS Christmas Candlelight Tour Meeting
What: Christmas Candlelight Tour Meeting
When: Saturday, November 1, 2014 at 1:00 pm
Where: 1855 Harris-Kearney House
Why: 'Cause we need to firm up who is doing what, etc.
How: With your input and help, our candlelight tour will be another huge success...details >>
11/5/2014 8:00:00 AM | Salina, KS
Kansas Museums Association 2014 Annual Conference
2014 Annual Conference - Common Threads: Pulling Together...details >>
11/6/2014 8:00:00 AM | Salina, KS
11/7/2014 8:00:00 AM | Salina, KS
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 >>
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 >>
11/11/2014 6:30:00 PM | Kansas City, KS
From World War I Resisters to Mental Health Reformers: The Remarkable Story of Kansas Mennonites
In November 1918, an unruly mob tarred and feathered a Kansas Mennonite farmer for refusing to purchase Liberty Bonds to support the war effort. Such actions were taken against religious believers who were conscientious objectors. Much later, traditional “peace churches” worked with Roosevelt's administration to create a national service program that let COs serve their country in a way consistent with their beliefs. Aaron Barnhart presents this Kansas Humanities Council program....details >>
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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 >>
12/5/2014 6:30:00 PM | Fort Scott, KS
Witness the magic as 19th century Fort Scott comes to life by the glow of hundreds of candles. More than 100 costumed re-enactors interpret some of the most important events in our nation’s history as knowledgeable guides lead the way. This year’s tour features 1864. The hour long tours are available by reservation only. Tickets can be reserved starting on November 1st. Call 620-223-0310....details >>