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Join us at the Watkins Museum of History for a free Final Friday event marking the opening of our new exhibit.
5-8 PM Friday, August 28.
1047 Massachusetts... details>>
Come learn about how women were involved in Civil War history, and the tribunals of the armies of the civil war details>>
Linda Stoker is a weaver and historian, specializing in woven coverlets, a truly American art form! These woven antique pieces exemplify the development of the Industrial... details>>
Come on out to explore the schoolhouse, cabin and related outbuildings. The Commanding Generals’ Mounted Color Guard will be there to demonstrate riding and marksmanship.... details>>
Linda Stoker is a weaver and historian, specializing in woven coverlets, a truly American art form! Come hear about the history of such wonderful woven pieces of art,... details>>
3/1/2013 9:00:00 AM | Kansas City, MO
The Long March: America's Enduring Struggle for Civil Rights
This year’s symposium examines the history and legacy of the American Civil Rights movement. At 9 a.m. Tufts University’s Leslie Brown examines the early years of civil rights activism. At 10 a.m. the University of South Carolina’s Patricia Sullivan explores the pivotal year 1963 and the March on Washington. A Kansas City Civil Rights Roundtable convenes at 11:30 a.m., and a panel discussion begins at 12:30 p.m.
Symposium workshops are ideal for teachers in grades K-12. Public is welcome....details >>