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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... details>>
The Jesse James Farm and Museum is hosting A State Divided: The Civil War in Missouri, a traveling exhibit created through a partnership between the Missouri History Museum... details>>
Exhibition opening: In the Dark opens, 10:00am - 5:00pm
Be immersed in worlds of darkness and learn about the natural evolutionary selective pressure that has caused plants... details>>
Honoring those veterans buried at the historic Big Shoal Cemetery, the morning activities for the Armed Forces Day Celebration will take place on the grounds of the Big Shoal... details>>
Did you know that Lee’s Summit used to host the Jackson County Fair in Harris Park? People from Jackson County and beyond exhibited livestock, homemade items and goods for... details>>
3/21/2013 10:00:00 AM | Olathe, KS
Spring Break Living History
Enjoy spring activities on the farm. Visit the blacksmith, see what is cooking on Mrs. Mahaffie's cookstove and play old-fashioned outdoor games. Stagecoach rides will be offered, weather and ground conditions permitting.
$6 adults/$4 ages 5-11. $1 off for Olathe residents....details >>
3/21/2013 7:00:00 PM | Leavenworth, KS
You Can't Get There from Here: Riverboats, Railroads, and the Development of the West
This presentation explores the crucial role that steam-powered transportation played in the opening of the American west. First the steamboat, and then the steam-powered locomotive, made possible the exploitation of the Great Plains. Each left a mark on the American cultural landscape that remains to this day.
Presenter, Christopher R. Gabel earned his PhD from Ohio State in 1981 and has been on the faculty of the Command and General Staff College since 1983....details >>