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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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  • 10/24/2014 10:00:00 AM  |  Kansas City, MO

    Battle of Westport 150th Anniversary Exhibition & Reenactment

    Special commemoration events from October 23-October 26. See website for more information. http://battleofwestport150.org/...details >>

  • 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 >>

  • 10/25/2014 9:00:00 AM  |  Kansas City, MO

    Battle of Westport 150th Anniversary Exhibition & Reenactment

    Special commemoration events from October 23-October 26. See website for more information. http://battleofwestport150.org/...details >>

  • 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

    Battle of Westport 150th Anniversary Exhibition & Reenactment

    Special commemoration events from October 23-October 26. See website for more information. http://battleofwestport150.org/...details >>

  • 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 >>

  • 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 >>

  • 11/8/2014 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 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 >>

  • 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

    Candlelight Tour

    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 >>

  • 12/5/2014 6:30:00 PM  |  Fort Scott, KS

    Candlelight Tour

    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 >>

  • 12/6/2014 10:00:00 AM  |  Kansas City, MO

    A Visit From St. Nicholas

    Take a break from the present and experience a 19th century Christmas. Join us for a walking tour through our holiday decorated homes and log cabins of the 1800’s while re-enactors bring the village to life. End your visit with a brief horse drawn sleigh ride through the countryside from noon to 4:00 pm. View website for more details!...details >>

  • 12/6/2014 2:00:00 PM  |  Lawson, MO

    Christmas on the Farm

    Visit with costumed interpreters as you stroll along lantern lit paths to the Watkins family home, where you will be greeted by the smell of hot apple cider and the sound of Christmas carols. Enjoy free samples of traditional treats, flaming of the plum puddings, reading of the family letters and a visit with Father Christmas. Activities at the visitor center will include kids crafts and live holiday music. This event is free of charge and the Watkins home is open for the duration of the event....details >>

  • 12/6/2014 5:00:00 PM  |  Fort Scott, KS

    Candlelight Tour

    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 >>

  • 12/6/2014 5:00:00 PM  |  Fort Scott, KS

    Candlelight Tour

    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 >>

  • 4/6/2015 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 >>

  • 4/7/2015 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 >>

  • 4/8/2015 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 >>

  • 4/9/2015 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 >>

  • 4/10/2015 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 >>

  • 10/10/2015 9:00:00 AM  |  Kansas City, MO

    2015 Civil War Battle at Shoal Creek

    Saturday – October 10th: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM *Events* Open to public at 9:00 a.m. :: 9:30 AM - Fashion show 10:30 AM - First battle 2:30 PM - Second battle :: Museum closes at 5 p.m. Sunday – October 11th: 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM *Events* Open to public at 9:00 a.m.:: 10:00 AM - Church Service at the Church 1:30 PM - Third battle :: Museum closes at 3 p.m....details >>

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