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Join us for a fabulous 1850s Christmas celebration and candlelight tour of the 1855 Harris-Kearney House Museum. There will be a small admission charged. details>>
The Territorial Capital Museum in Lecompton is decorated head-to-toe with Christmas! Over 35 trees with historic and vintage ornaments and decorations. Come see what... details>>
Arnold Schofield will speak about the role of American Indians in the Civil War with special emphasis on the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd regiments of Indian Home Guards from Kansas. 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 >>