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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>>
Our highly popular Art of Conversation series--a partnership between the Watkins and the Lawrence Arts Center--continues with a special event!
Final Friday will feature a... details>>
Join us for Park Day 2017! On April 1, 2017 volunteers across the country will join together to preserve Civil War battlefields and historic sites. You can pitch in for... details>>
Join us on Wednesday, February 8, 2017 at 7 pm for a presentation by Diane Mutti Burke, author of "On Slavery’s Border:Missouri’s Small-Slaveholding Households,1815-1865". She will help us examine the nature of small-scale slavery that was prevelant in Missouri, particularly the Little Dixie Region. After the presentation Diane Mutti Burke will be availble for book signing.
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