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Eighty thousand Kansans served in World War I; 227,000 in World War II. We pay tribute to all Kansas soldiers by telling the story of Kansan James Clark Hughes. He served from... details>>
It's spring on the Mahaffie Farm! Watch our farmers shear the sheep, help wash and skirt the wool. Help in the garden and see what is cooking on the cookstove.
Boy and Girl Scouts of all levels can experience spring time on the Mahaffie farm. Scouts and their families are encouraged to visit each activity at their own pace. Each... details>>
History Day is a year long learning opportunity for grades six through twelve, that lets students explore history topics that interest them. They use primary and secondary... details>>
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4/26/2017 9:00:00 AM | Topeka, KS
Captured: The Extraordinary Adventures of Colonel Hughes
Eighty thousand Kansans served in World War I; 227,000 in World War II. We pay tribute to all Kansas soldiers by telling the story of Kansan James Clark Hughes. He served from 1917 to 1948 in the U.S. Army, and fought in both world wars. He left detailed records of his time in service; he photographed battlefields and towns in Europe; recorded his daily survival as a Japanese Prisoner of War; and saved many belongings from the wars later donated to this museum. In essence, he captured his life....details >>
4/26/2017 7:00:00 PM | Shawnee, KS
Postcards of Kansas City, 1835-1935
Annette Thomas with the Historic Kansas City Foundation will be giving us a visual tour of Kansas City using post cards covering a one hundred year time period, between 1835 and 1935.
This event is free and open to the public!...details >>