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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... details>>
Special commemoration events from October 23-October 26. See website for more information.
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... details>>
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... 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 >>