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Kansas Historical Foundation - Bleeding Kansas Gallery Concept

The shackles of past times remind visitors of the important role Kansas played in the nation’s history. Here John Brown made a fierce stand against the bonds of slavery, leading the nation into civil war.

Your investment ensures that our students understand Kansas’ place in this fight for freedom.

Every slave for a hundred miles knew the way, knew the stations, and knew their friends.

—Abolitionist Richard Cordley