Lawrence artist Stan Herd has created an earthwork portrait of Kansas abolitionist John Brown for the City of Osawatomie. The first-of-its-kind tribute to Brown is set to be unveiled on Saturday.
Black Jack Battlefield and Nature Park board members will flip pancakes Saturday and serve them in a stack slathered in syrup rendered from the historic site’s maple grove.
Lawrence historians and preservationists will soon host a dedication of interpretive panels installed at Grover Barn, which served as a stop along the Underground Railroad.
A fun online quiz from the Watkins Museum of History will help you answer a question you might not have asked yourself before: Which Free Stater do you most resemble?
A new traveling exhibition on abolitionist John Brown will make its debut at Lawrence’s Watkins Museum of History next Saturday.
Now in its 26th year, Civil War on the Border provides participants with unique and meaningful explorations of Lawrence history — including Quantrill’s Raid, one of the most notorious atrocities of the war.
The beginning of June will mark the 165th anniversary of the Battle of Black Jack, […]
Despite pouring rain for most of Saturday, dozens of community members stopped by The Lawrence Times’ party at South Park. Kerry Altenbernd spoke on abolitionist John Brown, among other attractions.
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