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April 1, 2015

Textile Workshop at Kansas Historical Society

Anthropology and Archeology Presentation at Kaw Mission State Historic Site

March 26, 2015

Stories Behind the Photographs at Pawnee Indian Museum State Historic Site

Swing into Spring with the Kings of Swing at Kansas Museum of History

March 24, 2015

Research Grants Available from Kansas Historical Foundation

Kansas Historical Society Internship Application Deadline April 15

March 23, 2015

Topeka’s United States Post Office and Courthouse Added to National Register of Historic Places

March 20, 2015

Bleeding Kansas Characters Performance at Constitution Hall State Historic Site

March 16, 2015

Kaw Councils 2015 Series at Kaw Mission State Historic Site

March 6, 2015

Spaghetti Dinner at Grinter Place State Historic Site

March 4, 2015

Saturdays by the Grinter Stove at Grinter Place State Historic Site

March 1, 2015

Author Discusses Abolitionist George Luther Stearns
at Constitution Hall State Historic Site

February 17, 2015

Heritage Trust Fund Grants Approved for 2015; 14 Projects – $881,574

February 16, 2015

Historic Sites Board of Review Nominates 10 Properties for national Register of Historic Places

February 11, 2015

Sundays on the Porch Series at Red Rocks State Historic Site

Window Restoration and Weatherization Boot Camp at Constitution Hall State Historic Site

February 10, 2015

Jayhawker James Montgomery Topic of Bleeding Kansas Series at Constitution Hall State Historic Site

February 2, 2015

Battle of Black Jack Debate at Constitution Hall State Historic Site

January 30, 2015

Archeological Work at Delaware Settlement Topic of Saturdays by the Grinter Stove

January 29, 2015

Happy Birthday, Kansas! Photo Contest Winners Receive Prizes at Kansas State Capitol

Cessna, Chrysler, Crumbine, Curry, Parks, and White to be Honored on Kansas Walk of Honor

January 26, 2015

Alexander Gardner Photographs Featured in Bleeding Kansas Series at Constitution Hall State Historic Site

January 23, 2015

History of Kaw Nation Presented at Kaw Mission State Historic Site

January 22, 2015

Kansas State Capitol Topic of Bleeding Kansas Series at Constitution Hall State Historic Site

January 21, 2015

Dalton Gang Hideout, Little Stranger Church Among Properties Added to National Register of Historic Places

January 16, 2015

Happy Birthday, Kansas! Photo Contest Winners to be Announced During Kansas Day Festivities at Kansas State Capitol

January 14, 2015

Activities Scheduled for Kansas Day at Kansas Museum of History

January 12, 2015

Kansas Day Commemoration at Kaw Mission State Historic Site

January 9, 2015

Zebulon Pike Exhibit Opens Kansas Day at Pawnee Indian Museum State Historic Site

January 7, 2015

Kansas Inaugural Traditions Exhibit at Kansas State Capitol Visitor Center

December 30, 2014

Bleeding Kansas Series Returns to Constitution Hall State Historic Site

December 29, 2014

Saturdays by the Grinter Stove at Grinter Place State Historic Site

December 18, 2014

Bleeding Kansas Characters Performance at Constitution Hall State Historic Site

December 9, 2014

Soule Canal Portions in Gray County Added to National Register of Historic Places

November 24, 2014

Unique Kansas Made Gifts at Capitol and Museum Stores

November 21, 2014

Holiday Open House at Pawnee Indian Museum State Historic Site

November 19, 2014

John Brown Museum State Historic Site Hosts Christmas at the Adair Cabin

November 18, 2014

White Christmas at Red Rocks State Historic Site

Celebrate Holidays with Two Events at Grinter Place State Historic Site

November 17, 2014

Holiday Open House at Hollenberg Pony Express Station State Historic Site

November 14, 2014

Christmas Past at Fort Hays State Historic Site

Holiday Open House at Kaw Mission State Historic Site

November 13, 2014

Embroidered World War I Era Kansas Flour Sack on Display in Belgium

November 12, 2014

Historic Sites Board of Review Nominates Properties for National Register of Historic Places

November 7, 2014

Kansas Historical Foundation Announces Annual Awards, Officers, Board

October 31, 2014

Soda Fountains Topic of Saturdays by the Grinter Stove at Grinter Place State Historic Site

Follow the Buffalo Presented at Pawnee Indian Museum State Historic Site

October 21, 2014

Free Admission to Veterans and Active Military November 9 at Kansas Museum of History

October 20, 2014

Kansas Masons Headquarters and Butler, Lane County Farmsteads Among Properties Added to National Register of Historic Places

October 17, 2014

Kansas Historical Society Receives Kansas Reading Association Professional Literacy Award

October 16, 2014

Bleeding Kansas Characters Performance at Constitution Hall State Historic Site

October 15, 2014

Kansas Historical Society Preserves Photographs from Mexican American Community

October 14, 2014

Chili Supper and Silent Auction at Grinter Place State Historic Site

October 7, 2014

Kansas Students Invited to Enter Annual Essay Contest Kansas! Say It Above a Whisper

October 7, 2014

Kansans Invited to Enter Annual Kansas Factual Story Contest

October 2, 2014

Graveside Conversations at Fort Hays State Historic Site

September 27, 2014

Make Molé at Kansas Historical Society Cooking Class

September 26, 2014

Storytelling Around the Campfire at Grinter Place State Historic Site

September 25, 2014

Kansas Ancestor Fair at Kansas Historical Society

September 23, 2014

Learn to Document Older Neighborhoods at Kansas Historical Society Workshop

September 22, 2014

Fall Festival at Shawnee Indian Mission State Historic Site

September 18, 2014

Mine Creek Battlefield State Historic Site Commemorates 150th Anniversary of Battle

Museum After Hours: A Night With the Kings of Swing at Kansas Museum of History

September 17, 2014

William Allen White Legacy Days at Red Rocks State Historic Site

Learn to Store Digital Memories at Kansas Historical Society Workshop

September 12, 2014

The Great Soldier State: Kansas and the Civil War Opens October 3 at Kansas Museum of History

September 10, 2014

Hollenberg Pony Express Station State Historic Site Offers Free Admission for Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day Live!

September 5, 2014

Constitution Hall State Historic Site Sponsors Bald Eagle Rendezvous

September 4, 2014

Freedom Festival at John Brown Museum State Historic Site

September 3, 2014

Exhibits Honor Hispanic Heritage Month at Kansas Historical Society

August 29, 2014

Museum After Hours: A Night on Madison Avenue at Kansas Museum of History

August 25, 2014

Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, Classic Car Display at Sundown Film Festival

August 18, 2014

Window Restoration and Weatherization Boot Camp at Constitution Hall State Historic Site

August 12, 2014

Historic Sites Board of Review Nominates Properties for National Register of Historic Places

August 8, 2014

Pony Express Festival at Hollenberg Station

August 6, 2014

American Indian Artifact Identification Day at Pawnee Indian Museum State Historic Site

August 4, 2014

Kansas Historical Society Presents Workshop on Researching Historic Properties

August 1, 2014

A Taste of Southeast Kansas Celebrates History, Culture, and Food

July 28, 2014

Blue Hawaii Featured at Sundown Film Festival

July 18, 2014

West Fest at Kansas Historical Society

July 17, 2014

Museum After Hours: A Night of Country at Kansas Museum of History

Harper, Butler County Churches and Kansas City Hotel Among Properties Added to National Register of Historic Places

July 3, 2104

Apollo 13 Featured at Sundown Film Festival

July 2, 2014

Gallery, Museum Store Opening at Kansas Museum of History

June 27, 2014

Grant Workshop in Topeka

June 19, 2014

Kansas Historical Society Presents Archaeology in the Classroom Workshop for Educators

June 18, 2014

Historic Lecompton Territorial Days at Constitution Hall State Historic Site

June 16, 2014

Grant Workshop in Hays

June 12, 2014

Hollenberg Pony Express Station State Historic Site on Route of Pony Express Re-ride

June 11, 2014

Washunga Days Pow Wow Events at Kaw Mission State Historic Site

June 4, 2014

Photography Workshop at Hollenberg Pony Express Station State Historic Site

June 3, 2014

Sundown Film Festival Returns to Kansas Historical Society with Grease

May 30, 2014

Home Maintenance and Repair Workshop at Kansas Historical Society

May 29, 2014

Sundays on the Porch Series Returns to Red Rocks State Historic Site

Arthur Short Bull Watercolor Exhibit at Kaw Mission State Historic Site

May 28, 2014

Rendezvous with Republican Valley Muzzleloaders at Pawnee Indian Museum State Historic Site

May 27, 2014

Archeology Field School at Original Site of Adair Cabin in Osawatomie

May 23, 2014

Life on Kaw Reservation Final Topic of Kaw Councils 2014 Series

Kansas Historical Society Presents Antique Furniture Workshop

May 22, 2014

400,000 Images Uploaded to Kansas Memory

May 21, 2014

Preservation Workshop Offered with Kansas Archeology Training Program

May 12, 2014

Historic Preservation Fund Grants Awarded

May 9, 2014

Historic Sites Board of Review Nominates 11 Properties for National Register of Historic Places

April 25, 2014

Bleeding Kansas Characters Performance at Constitution Hall State Historic Site

April 24, 2014

Governor Brownback Launches Student Photography Contest

April 23, 2014

Kaw Councils 2014 Series Examines Artifacts Made By Plains Indians

April 18, 2014

Kaw Councils 2014 Series Examines European American and Plains Indian Culture Conflict

April 17, 2014

Public Invited to Experience, Explore Archeology at Field School

April 16, 2014

Charlotte Perkins Stetson Gilman Poetry on Kansas Memory

Queen Anne-style Home, Railroad Depot, Santa Fe Trail Crossing Added to National Register of Historic Places

April 15, 2014

Quilt Show at Grinter Place State Historic Site

April 9, 2014

First Territorial Capital State Historic Site Open for Travel Season

April 4, 2014

Appraisal Fair, Preservation Workshops at Kansas Historical Society

April 3, 2014

Research Grants Available from Kansas Historical Foundation

April 15 Application Deadline for Kansas Historical Society Internship

April 2, 2014

Victorian Tea at Hollenberg Pony Express Station State Historic Site

April 1, 2014

Kansas Historical Foundation Adds Products to Museum Store Online

March 28, 2014

Bleeding Kansas Characters Performance at Constitution Hall State Historic Site

March 27, 2014

Seasonal State Historic Sites Reopen for Travel Season

March 26, 2014

Kaw Councils 2014 Series Presents Excavations at Fool Chief’s Village

March 25, 2014

History & Environmental Fair at Kansas Historical Society

March 14, 2014

Kaw Councils 2014 Series at Kaw Mission State Historic Site

March 7, 2014

Edward Curtis Unpublished Photographs at Pawnee Indian Museum State Historic Site

March 6, 2014

National Quilting Day at Kansas Museum of History

February 28, 2014

Original Copy of 1855 Topeka Constitution Available on Kansas Memory

February 27, 2014

Alexander Majors Presentation at Grinter Place State Historic Site

February 21, 2014

Museum After Hours: A Night at Gatsby’s at Kansas Museum of History

February 20, 2014

Bleeding Kansas Characters Performance at Constitution Hall State Historic Site

Account of Last Underground Railroad Journey in Kansas on Kansas Memory

February 17, 2014

Following the Parker Trail at Pawnee Indian Museum State Historic Site

February 13, 2014

Wyandotte Constitutional Convention Topic of Bleeding Kansas Series at Constitution Hall State Historic Site

February 12, 2014

Kansas Historical Society, Newspapers.com Partner to Provide Online Access to Kansas Newspapers

February 10, 2014

Historic Sites Board of Review Nominates Nine Properties for National Register of Historic Places

February 7, 2014

Kansas State Capitol Complex Interactive Map Available Online

February 6, 2014

Timothy Westcott Presenter in Bleeding Kansas Series

February 3, 2014

Dome Tours Offered at Kansas State Capitol