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Enjoy artwork from "The Tree Who Walked Through Time," a children’s picture book written and illustrated by local artists. Lavishly illustrated by 18 Kansas artists, who... details>>
Get inspired! Displays from garden organizations and volunteers will inspire and motivate you to build creative container plantings for your home. Don’t forget to vote for... details>>
In 1894, Laura Ingalls Wilder, best known for her "Little House" books about a settler family, traveled through Franklin County on the way to Missouri. To help children... details>>
Visit the Watkins on Final Friday, May 27, to tour our new exhibit, learn more about the Kansas People’s History Project from project director Dave Loewenstein and... details>>
These summer holiday weekends feature talks, tours, demonstrations, and living history programs about Fort Scott’s role in pivotal events of American History in the place... 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 >>