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Log Cabin Days
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM | Butler,MO
Shoal Creek Living History Museum First Saturday
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM | Kansas City,MO
Historic Walking Tour - Liberty, Missouri
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM | Liberty,MO
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The Myths and Mysteries of Historical Properties
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM | Raytown,MO
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From Attic to Exhibit: An All-Access Pass
9:30 AM - 12:30 PM | Ottawa,KS
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8:00 AM - 5:00 PM | Fort Scott,KS
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Highlights in History
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  • 8/30/2014 8:00:00 AM  |  Fort Scott, KS

    Highlights in History

    May 24 - 26 Features talks, tours, demonstrations, and living history programs about Fort Scott’s role in the pivotal events of American History in the place where it happened! Visitors have the opportunity to learn more about the role of the Dragoons and Infantry in policing in the permanent Indian frontier and in our nation’s westward expansion or explore the time known as “Bleeding Kansas” and the events and impacts of the Civil War that followed. Visit www.nps.gov/fosc or call 620-223-0310...details >>

  • 8/31/2014 8:00:00 AM  |  Fort Scott, KS

    Highlights in History

    May 24 - 26 Features talks, tours, demonstrations, and living history programs about Fort Scott’s role in the pivotal events of American History in the place where it happened! Visitors have the opportunity to learn more about the role of the Dragoons and Infantry in policing in the permanent Indian frontier and in our nation’s westward expansion or explore the time known as “Bleeding Kansas” and the events and impacts of the Civil War that followed. Visit www.nps.gov/fosc or call 620-223-0310...details >>

  • 9/1/2014 8:00:00 AM  |  Fort Scott, KS

    Highlights in History

    May 24 - 26 Features talks, tours, demonstrations, and living history programs about Fort Scott’s role in the pivotal events of American History in the place where it happened! Visitors have the opportunity to learn more about the role of the Dragoons and Infantry in policing in the permanent Indian frontier and in our nation’s westward expansion or explore the time known as “Bleeding Kansas” and the events and impacts of the Civil War that followed. Visit www.nps.gov/fosc or call 620-223-0310...details >>

  • 9/6/2014 10:00:00 AM  |  Gladstone, MO

    Big Shoal Country Fair

    Join us for a day at the farm! Entertainment and fun for all ages! Music, dancing, crafts, games, Stable T petting zoo, "milk a cow", "rope a steer", storybook trail, storytellers, discover the past area, craft vendors, programs by Missouri 4H, face painting, balloon twisting and a civil war encampment. Contests for baked goods, canned goods, textile crafts and wood working. Free to attend with a nominal fee for certain activities. Museum admission is free for the day....details >>

  • 9/6/2014 10:00:00 AM  |  Ottawa, KS

    Birth of a Town: Celebrating the 150th Anniversary of Ottawa

    Imagine a time when sidewalks were wooden. A new museum exhibit examines what it meant to found a town on the prairie in the mid-1800s, when many people from the eastern U.S. moved west to former Indian land to establish a community. Explore the challenges of that life, including construction in a land lacking lumber and establishing a household. Photographs on display show how Ottawa has changed. Exhibit is free to the public Sesquicentennial Weekend, Sept. 6-7. Exhibit runs through Nov. 15....details >>

  • 9/7/2014 1:00:00 PM  |  Ottawa, KS

    Birth of a Town: Celebrating the 150th Anniversary of Ottawa

    Imagine a time when sidewalks were wooden. A new museum exhibit examines what it meant to found a town on the prairie in the mid-1800s, when many people from the eastern U.S. moved west to former Indian land to establish a community. Explore the challenges of that life, including construction in a land lacking lumber and establishing a household. Photographs on display show how Ottawa has changed. Exhibit is free to the public Sesquicentennial Weekend, Sept. 6-7. Exhibit runs through Nov. 15....details >>

  • 9/11/2014 8:00:00 PM  |  Fort Scott, KS

    Symbols of Sacrifice

    Symbols of Sacrifice - September 11 -17 Parade Ground flags remember our nation’s war dead. Walk among the Field of Honor and reflect on their ultimate sacrifice to safeguard our freedoms. There will be a Remembrance Ceremony from Noon - to 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 13....details >>

  • 9/12/2014 8:00:00 PM  |  Fort Scott, KS

    Symbols of Sacrifice

    Symbols of Sacrifice - September 11 -17 Parade Ground flags remember our nation’s war dead. Walk among the Field of Honor and reflect on their ultimate sacrifice to safeguard our freedoms. There will be a Remembrance Ceremony from Noon - to 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 13....details >>

  • 9/13/2014 8:00:00 PM  |  Fort Scott, KS

    Symbols of Sacrifice

    Symbols of Sacrifice - September 11 -17 Parade Ground flags remember our nation’s war dead. Walk among the Field of Honor and reflect on their ultimate sacrifice to safeguard our freedoms. There will be a Remembrance Ceremony from Noon - to 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 13....details >>

  • 9/14/2014 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 >>

  • 9/14/2014 1:00:00 PM  |  Ottawa, KS

    Kansas Frontier: Living History at Dietrich Cabin

    Explore the Kansas Frontier at Dietrich Cabin! Watch live demonstrations and tour the cabin. There will be crafts for kids of all ages! This free event is perfect for the whole family. Dietrich Cabin is located in City Park in Ottawa....details >>

  • 9/14/2014 8:00:00 PM  |  Fort Scott, KS

    Symbols of Sacrifice

    Symbols of Sacrifice - September 11 -17 Parade Ground flags remember our nation’s war dead. Walk among the Field of Honor and reflect on their ultimate sacrifice to safeguard our freedoms. There will be a Remembrance Ceremony from Noon - to 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 13....details >>

  • 9/15/2014 8:00:00 AM  |  Lecompton, KS

    Lecompton Window Restoration and Weatherization Boot Camp

    With instruction from restoration expert Bob Yapp, participants can restore and weatherize nine complete, double-hung windows in Constitution Hall. Learn how to: +Remove wooden window sashes for repair. +Safely strip old paint and glazing puty. +Repair wooden elements of historic windows. Event supported by a generous grant from the Douglas County Heritage Conservation Council....details >>

  • 9/15/2014 8:00:00 PM  |  Fort Scott, KS

    Symbols of Sacrifice

    Symbols of Sacrifice - September 11 -17 Parade Ground flags remember our nation’s war dead. Walk among the Field of Honor and reflect on their ultimate sacrifice to safeguard our freedoms. There will be a Remembrance Ceremony from Noon - to 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 13....details >>

  • 9/16/2014 8:00:00 AM  |  Lecompton, KS

    Lecompton Window Restoration and Weatherization Boot Camp

    With instruction from restoration expert Bob Yapp, participants can restore and weatherize nine complete, double-hung windows in Constitution Hall. Learn how to: +Remove wooden window sashes for repair. +Safely strip old paint and glazing puty. +Repair wooden elements of historic windows. Event supported by a generous grant from the Douglas County Heritage Conservation Council....details >>

  • 9/16/2014 8:00:00 PM  |  Fort Scott, KS

    Symbols of Sacrifice

    Symbols of Sacrifice - September 11 -17 Parade Ground flags remember our nation’s war dead. Walk among the Field of Honor and reflect on their ultimate sacrifice to safeguard our freedoms. There will be a Remembrance Ceremony from Noon - to 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 13....details >>

  • 9/17/2014 8:00:00 AM  |  Lecompton, KS

    Lecompton Window Restoration and Weatherization Boot Camp

    With instruction from restoration expert Bob Yapp, participants can restore and weatherize nine complete, double-hung windows in Constitution Hall. Learn how to: +Remove wooden window sashes for repair. +Safely strip old paint and glazing puty. +Repair wooden elements of historic windows. Event supported by a generous grant from the Douglas County Heritage Conservation Council....details >>

  • 9/17/2014 8:00:00 PM  |  Fort Scott, KS

    Symbols of Sacrifice

    Symbols of Sacrifice - September 11 -17 Parade Ground flags remember our nation’s war dead. Walk among the Field of Honor and reflect on their ultimate sacrifice to safeguard our freedoms. There will be a Remembrance Ceremony from Noon - to 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 13....details >>

  • 9/18/2014 8:00:00 AM  |  Lecompton, KS

    Lecompton Window Restoration and Weatherization Boot Camp

    With instruction from restoration expert Bob Yapp, participants can restore and weatherize nine complete, double-hung windows in Constitution Hall. Learn how to: +Remove wooden window sashes for repair. +Safely strip old paint and glazing puty. +Repair wooden elements of historic windows. Event supported by a generous grant from the Douglas County Heritage Conservation Council....details >>

  • 9/19/2014 8:00:00 AM  |  Lecompton, KS

    Lecompton Window Restoration and Weatherization Boot Camp

    With instruction from restoration expert Bob Yapp, participants can restore and weatherize nine complete, double-hung windows in Constitution Hall. Learn how to: +Remove wooden window sashes for repair. +Safely strip old paint and glazing puty. +Repair wooden elements of historic windows. Event supported by a generous grant from the Douglas County Heritage Conservation Council....details >>

  • 9/20/2014 10:00:00 AM  |  Osawatomie, KS

    Freedom Festival at John Brown Museum State Historic Site

    This year's Freedom Festival will feature Civil War weapons and drill demonstrations, a reenactment of the Battle of Osawatomie, and a battle between Union Troops and Confederate Partisans. In addition, the event features frontier artisans, carriage rides, and other family fun activities....details >>

  • 9/20/2014 2:00:00 PM  |  Lexington, MO

    Author Larry Wood Book Signing and Presentation

    Author Larry Wood will give a presentation about his new book entitled the Siege of Lexington. He will answer questions and sign his book...details >>

  • 9/20/2014 8:00:00 PM  |  Kearney, MO

    Black Powder Shoot

    Test your skills, win a prize! Cap & Ball Revolver or Cartridge Revolver, Replicas OK. Fixed sights & dueling stance only. Jesse James Medallion prizes awarded for 1st, 2nd, & 3rd place. $15 entry fee; $5 special target. Registration begins at 8:00am, shoot begins at 9:00am. Historically accurate costume is encouraged, but not required. Call (816)736-8500 for more information. Sponsored by the Friends of the James Farm....details >>

  • 9/21/2014 12:00:00 PM  |  Osawatomie, KS

    Freedom Festival at John Brown Museum State Historic Site

    This year's Freedom Festival will feature Civil War weapons and drill demonstrations, a reenactment of the Battle of Osawatomie, and a battle between Union Troops and Confederate Partisans. In addition, the event features frontier artisans, carriage rides, and other family fun activities....details >>

  • 9/25/2014 9:00:00 AM  |  Lecompton, KS

    Bald Eagle Rendezvous

    11th Annual Bald Eagle Rendezvous-- See period participants: Mountain men, plainsmen, American Indians, camp traders, old-style musicians, early day skills demonstrations. Activities: Period living history reenactments, period primitive lodge encampments, period trader's row, flintlock demonstrations, tomahawk and knife throwing demonstrations, flint and steel fire making, AND MORE!...details >>

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