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Council Grove - Kaw Mission - Kaw Mission Councils

Join us each month for Kaw Mission Councils! In 2022 each program will be focusing on the rich history of the Santa Fe Trail. There is a suggested donation of $3. These events are sponsored by the Friends of Kaw Heritage, who will be providing refreshments after each program. During the Kaw Mission and Last Chance Store Museums reinterpretation project all programs begin at 2 p.m. at the Carnegie, 303 West Main, courtesy of the Morris County Historical Society, unless otherwise noted.

George Elmore presents today’s program, “Weapons on the Santa Fe Trail.”

Upcoming programs:

March 13 – Derrick Doty, “Music on the Santa Fe Trail.”

April 10 – Dr. Leo Oliva, “Military Posts on the Santa Fe Trail.”

May 15 – Dr. Francis Levine, “Women on the Santa Fe Trail.”

June 18 – The Kaw Nation, interpretive dancing.

July 10 – Ken Spurgeon, “Loyal to the Union: The story of the Kanza Tribe during the American Civil War.”

August 14 – Community Band Concert and ice cream social.

September 11 – Dave Kendall, “The Road to Santa Fe.”

October 16 – Gary Hicks, “Alexander Majors.”

November 13 – Pat Traffas,“1821: Places, People & Perils—Stories of the Beginning of International Commerce Along the Santa Fe Trail.”

December 8 – Council Grove Elementary students, Christmas Vocal Concert.