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   January 2018   
Homeschool Wednesday
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM | Topeka,KS
Homeschool Wednesday
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM | Topeka,KS
Behind the Bricks: Informal Watkins Tours
2:00 PM - 2:30 PM | Lawrence,KS
Evicted in Kansas City
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM | Kansas City,MO
Bleeding Kansas Program Series
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM | Lecompton,KS
Chinese New Year Festival
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM | Kansas City,MO
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  • 5/27/2017 8:00:00 AM  |  Fort Scott, KS

    Highlights in History

    These summer holiday weekends feature talks, tours, demonstrations, and living history programs about Fort Scott's role in pivotal events of American History in the place where it happened....details >>

  • 5/27/2017 8:00:00 AM  |  Fort Scott, KS

    Living History and Highlights in History: Memorial Day Weekend

    This Memorial Day weekend, bring your family to visit Fort Scott National Historic Site as we honor our nation’s fallen heroes. Experience sights, sounds, and smells of a frontier military fort. Celebrate the weekend with traditional living history programs, cooking demonstrations, and artillery firings. Guided tours offered at 1 p.m. each day and a National Moment of Remembrance honoring American Soldiers who died in the line of duty will be held Monday at 3 p.m. Check link for more info!...details >>

  • 5/27/2017 8:30:00 AM  |  Larned, KS

    Memorial Day Weekend Event

    Immerse yourself in the world of a 19th century frontier military post. Watch and listen as the blacksmith uses fire and an anvil to transform iron into everyday objects, take a ride on a horse drawn carriage, hear the crack of rifles and the boom of artillery as soldiers demonstrate the use of small arms and artillery. Help tend the post garden and learn about gardens at Fort Larned. Follow the link for more details about daily schedule for the weekend events....details >>

  • 5/27/2017 9:00:00 AM  |  Topeka, KS

    Captured: The Extraordinary Adventures of Colonel Hughes

    Eighty thousand Kansans served in World War I; 227,000 in World War II. We pay tribute to all Kansas soldiers by telling the story of Kansan James Clark Hughes. He served from 1917 to 1948 in the U.S. Army, and fought in both world wars. He left detailed records of his time in service; he photographed battlefields and towns in Europe; recorded his daily survival as a Japanese Prisoner of War; and saved many belongings from the wars later donated to this museum. In essence, he captured his life....details >>

  • 5/27/2017 10:00:00 AM  |  Kansas City, MO

    Memorial Day Weekend 2017

    As the commemoration of the Centennial of World War I (2014-19) continues, the National World War I Museum and Memorial serves as a fitting place to honor and recognize the men and women who sacrificed their lives while serving their country during Memorial Day weekend. See a FULL LISTING of weekend events with the link provided. The Museum offers several events during the course of the weekend for people of all ages and interests, including a free public ceremony at 10 a.m. on Memorial Day....details >>

  • 5/27/2017 10:00:00 AM  |  Olathe, KS

    Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War Memorial Ceremony

    The Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War will be presenting a very special service honoring Medal of Honor recipient 1st Lt. Lou Eisenbrandt, a Vietnam War nurse who was horribly wounded in that war. The sounding of Taps will be played after the ceremony....details >>

  • 5/27/2017 7:00:00 PM  |  Republic, MO

    Arts in the Park: The Wings of Swing Big Band Concert

    This versatile group performs music in the traditional big band style from the 30s, 40s and 50s. The Wings of Swing is a group of 9-17 musicians from the military, music education and other fields who have performed professionally. IN THE EVENT OF RAIN, THIS CONCERT WILL BE CANCELLED. PLEASE CALL THE VISITOR CENTER (417-732-2662, ext. 227) TO CHECK ON THE STATUS OF THIS CONCERT....details >>

  • 5/27/2017 10:00:00 PM  |  Lawrence, KS

    The League of Wives: Vietnam’s POW/MIA Allies & Advocates (Exhibit)

    In the 1960s, POW/MIA wives bucked government protocol and challenged the traditional role of “military wife.” These courageous women organized to form the National League of POW/MIA Families. They worked with Congress and the Nixon administration to demand the safe return of their husbands. This special exhibition features documents, photos, oral histories and memorabilia from the Dole Archives, personal collections of POW/MIA families, and other institutions. Exhibition closes Dec. 31, 2017....details >>

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