Archive for Thursday, February 6, 1992

SHOW FOCUSES ON QUANTRILL

February 6, 1992

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Quantrill's 1863 raid on Lawrence will be featured on an upcoming installment of public television station KTWU's "Sunflower Journeys.''

The program segment, "Raiders, Outlaws and Lawmen," will focus on Quantrill as well as marshals and the Dalton gang, according to information from the station.

Lawrence historians Katie Armitage and Paul Stuewe were interviewed for the portion about Quantrill, and some filming was done in Lawrence, including at Oak Hill Cemetery.

"Raiders, Outlaws and Lawmen" is scheduled to be shown at 8 p.m. Feb. 16 and repeated at 5:30 p.m. Feb. 22 on channel 11.

Armitage and Stuewe also are scheduled to conduct a March 29 Lawrence Parks and Recreation Department class that will include a slide show and bus tour of sites connected with the raid.

For more information on the parks and recreation class, "Architectural History: Retracing the Route of Quantrill's Raid on Lawrence," call South Park Recreation Center, 841-7777.

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