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Farmstead to Field Hospital
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM | Kansas City,MO
Historic Liberty Walking Tour
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM | Liberty,MO
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The Missouri-Kansas Border before the Civil War
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM | Excelsior Springs,MO
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Fall Cemetery Tours
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM | Olathe,KS
Marla Jackson: Slave Quilt Project
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM | Lecompton,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
Talkin' Truman: Second Battle of Independence
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM | Independence,MO
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Free Second Sundays at Old Depot Museum
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM | Ottawa,KS
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Quantrill's Raid Walking Tour
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM | Lawrence,KS
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Tour of the Little Blue Battlefield
9:00 AM - 11:30 AM | Independence,MO
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Civil War Round Table of Kansas City
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM | Prairie Village,KS
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Final Fridays at the Carnegie
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM | Lawrence,KS
 
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  • Vistior Visitor Event

    10/24/2014 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

    10/25/2014 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 >>

  • Vistior Visitor Event

    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 >>

  • Vistior Visitor Event

    10/25/2014 7:00:00 PM  |  Osawatomie, KS

    Talking Tombstones

    Talking Tombstones will bring history to life in Oakwood Cemetery. Members of the Osawatomie Time Machine Troupe will portray Osawatomie's pioneers at their final resting place. Adults $3 ($5/couple); children $1. Proceeds benefit Osawatomie Historic Preservation Fund. Refreshments provided. Event sponsored by John Brown Museum State Historic Site. In case of inclement weather, performances will be held at the Old Stone Church, 315 6th St....details >>

  • Vistior Visitor Event

    10/26/2014 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 >>

  • Vistior Visitor Event

    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 >>

  • 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 >>

  • Partner Partner Event

    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 >>

  • Vistior Visitor Event

    11/1/2014 2:00:00 PM  |  Kansas City, MO

    Farmstead to Field Hospital: A Family in the Crossfire of War and the Making of Modern-Day Medicine

    In 1864, The John Wornall House was a field hospital for Union and Confederate wounded. To commemorate the Battle of Westport sesquicentennial, the museum will have Wornall family oral histories, lectures, reenactments and more. Learn about discoveries that inspired modern-day medicine. Clara VanDraska, our resident "widow", shares Civil War Era customs around death and dying. Learn how the Parlor became the Living Room. Under age 10 admitted free. Purchase tickets online with Web link below....details >>

  • Vistior Visitor Event

    11/2/2014 2:00:00 PM  |  Kansas City, MO

    Farmstead to Field Hospital: A Family in the Crossfire of War and the Making of Modern-Day Medicine

    In 1864, The John Wornall House was a field hospital for Union and Confederate wounded. To commemorate the Battle of Westport sesquicentennial, we'll have Wornall family oral histories, lectures, reenactments and more. Learn about discoveries that inspired modern-day medicine. Join Lee Ward, owner of a Civil War and Funeral Museum and author of the book Coffins, Kits and More, to learn about Civil War embalming practices. Under age 10 admitted free. Purchase tickets online with Web link below....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 >>

  • Vistior Visitor Event

    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 >>

  • 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

    11/14/2014 6:00:00 PM  |  Kansas City, MO

    Frontier Wildlife Wornall/Majors Visits the Kansas City Library Plaza Branch

    Come and explore what life would have been like in the 1850s and 1860s. The Museums will be partnering with Operation Wildlife of Linwood, KS, to bring a fun and educational event for the whole family. Meet some of the local wildlife that the Wornall and Majors’ families would have seen living out on the frontier of western Missouri. Ages 5 and up....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 >>

  • Vistior Visitor Event

    11/28/2014 6:00:00 PM  |  Kansas City, MO

    Holiday Candlelight Tour

    Join us for a fabulous 1850s Christmas celebration and candlelight tour of the 1855 Harris-Kearney House Museum. There will be a small admission charged....details >>

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