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   April 2018   
Homeschool Wednesday
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM | Topeka,KS
MLK 50 Year Commemoration
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM | Kansas City,KS
Freedom's Frontier Board of Trustee Meeting
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM | Lawrence,KS
Park Day 2018
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM | Lexington,MO
Park day- 2018 Lone Jack
8:00 AM - 1:00 PM | Lone Jack,MO
Kansas City Posse of the Westerners
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM | KC,MO
Cass County Civil War Round Table
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM | Harrisonville,MO
April 2018 CWRTWM Membership Meeting
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM | Independence,MO
Atkins-Johnson Museum Opening Day - Art Talk
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM | Gladstone,MO
Quebec to Quindaro
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM | KC,KS
Quebec to Quindaro
11:00 AM - 12:15 PM | KC,KS
Passport to India Festival
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM | Kansas City,MO
Independence Civil War Study Group
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM | Independence,MO
Book Talk with Author Tanner Colby
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM | Topeka,KS
"Economics & The Poor" Film Screening
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM | Topeka,KS
Quindaro Symposium - Strength Through Numbers
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM | Kansas City,KS
Rendezvous in Council Grove
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM | Salina,KS
Afternoon Tea at the Anderson House
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM | Lexington,MO
Civil War Encampment
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM | Fort Scott,KS
Rendezvous in Council Grove
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM | Salina,KS
Civil War Encampment
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM | Fort Scott,KS
Civil War Encampment
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM | Fort Scott,KS
Triangle Loom Class
9:00 AM - 11:30 AM | Butler,MO
Art Adventures at the Watkins
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM | Lawrence,KS
Grinter Quilt Show
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM | Kansas City,KS
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Upcoming Events
  • 5/28/2017 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 >>

  • 5/28/2017 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 >>

  • 5/28/2017 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 >>

  • 5/28/2017 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 >>

  • 5/28/2017 12:30:00 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 >>

  • 5/28/2017 2:00:00 PM  |  Kansas City, KS

    Finding Your Connection to World War I

    Many Americans had family members who served overseas during the Great War. Others had German or Austrian immigrant family members impacted by U.S. immigration wartime policies. In this introduction to WWI research, Dr. Mitch Yockelson offers hints and tips on researching relatives that may have served or been affected during the war. Information on how to request copies of military service files via the National Archives will also be available. Reservations are requested....details >>

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