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Lecompton - Bleeding Kansas Program Series 2018

Join us each Sunday beginning January 28, and ending March 4, at Constitution Hall State Historic Site in Lecompton for a series of talks by historians and authors on the history of territorial Kansas.

There is a $3 suggested donation for each adult in attendance.


January 28, 2018

2 p.m.

"Saving Constitution Hall" Presented by preservation architect, Dan Rockhill, United States Representative Lynn Jenkins, and former State Senator, Winton A. Winter, Jr.


February 4, 2018

2 p.m.

"Weapons of the Kansas-Missouri Border War" presented by gun historian, Gary Nevius.


February 11, 2018

2 p.m.

"Marching Home: Union Veterans and Their Unending Civil War" presented by Professor Brian Matthew Jordan, and Pulitzer Prize Winning Author, Sam Houston. A book signing will follow the presentation.


February 18, 2018

2 p.m.

"The Beginning of the End of the James Gang, the Trial of Whiskeyhead Ryan for the Glendale Train Robbery" presented by historian and author, Ralph A. Monaco II Esq. A book signing will follow the presentation.


February 25, 2018

2 p.m.

"The Wyandots, Quindaro, and Other Immigrant Tribes of Bleeding and Civil War Kansas" presented by members of the Wyandot Nation of Kansas, Holly and Kristen Zane.


March 4, 2018

2 p.m.

"Black Civil War Veterans Build a Church in 1867" Presented by Franklin County Historical Society Executive Director Emeritus, Deborah Barker. A book signing will follow the presentation.