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This program, by the Bates County Museum, will feature the history of the families in and around Bates County and their roles in the history of the county and the Civil War. details>>
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>>
This is one of a series of five programs. Created from historical letters, diaries, and newspaper articles, the programs highlight the relationship between Kansans and their... details>>
Now on view at the Wabaunsee County Historical Society Museum in Alma. A graphic exhibit of maps, photographs and paintings illustrating a timeline of events in the western... details>>
Laura Ingalls Wilder said, "Home is the nicest word there is." What if your town or home is no longer there? Explore Flint Hills hidden places and tell us what "Going Home"... details>>
The Struggles for Freedom on the Missouri/Kansas Border
Extraordinary events in the Freedom’s Frontier National Heritage Area (FFNHA) forever changed America. In the nineteenth century, the nation turned its eyes to the Missouri/Kansas border, where peoples with diverse definitions of freedom collided, inciting and fueling the Civil War. The impact of these events is forever woven into the nation’s fabric.
We began as a grassroots effort through the work of people just like you, who were concerned about our landscape and understood that we have an important, nationally significant story to share. Our themes are strong in shaping the frontier, the Missouri/Kansas Border War and the enduring struggle for freedom.
We appreciate your interest in Freedom's Frontier and look forward to your participation. Join us in our efforts in helping to interpret area history that helped shape a nation.
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Partner Meeting Calendar 2016