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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,... details>>
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.... details>>
A collaboration between the National World War I Museum and Kansas City Public Library, Great War | Great Read encourages people to engage in works about World War I through... details>>
Join us for a day of remembering the tastes of yesterday's heirloom fruits & vegetables. Stop by our booth for free samples of salsa, heirloom tomatoes, pickles, jellies,... 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 >>