Archive for Sunday, August 18, 2002

Events planned for week

August 18, 2002

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Today

Through mid-day: Civil War artillery camp and firing, Civil War cannons will fire every two hours, Constant Park.

11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.: Horse-drawn trolley tour of Quantrill's Raid, begins at Eldridge Hotel, reservations required, 749-5011.

1 p.m.: Tour of Lecompton Territorial Capital, begins at Territorial Capital Museum, Lecompton, (785) 887-6285.

1 p.m.: Untold stories of Quantrill's Raid, Watkins Community Museum, 841-4109.

2:30 p.m.: "Douglas County: Symbolic Birthplace of the Civil War," Watkins Community Museum, 841-4109.

2:30 p.m.-4 p.m.: Horse-drawn trolley tour of Quantrill's Raid, begins at Eldridge Hotel, reservations required, 749-5011.

7:30 p.m.: "Sister True, Join Us Too: Women in the Free State Struggle," Watkins Community Museum, 841-4109.

Monday

7:30 p.m.: "Lane the Jayhawker and Quantrill the Bushwacker" presentation, Eldridge Hotel, 841-4109.

Tuesday

7:30 p.m.: "Lawrence, Kansas 1863: The Night Before the Raid" presentation, Watkins Community Museum, 841-4109.

Wednesday

7:30 a.m.-9 a.m.: Walking tour of Quantrill's Raid, begins at Watkins Community Museum, reservations required, 841-4109.

Noon- 2 p.m.: Spinning and weaving demonstration, Watkins Community Museum, 841-4109.

2 p.m.-4 p.m.: "Living History of Civil War Sweethearts," Watkins Community Museum, 841-4109.

7 p.m.: 139th Anniversary of Quantrill's Raid, Watkins Community Museum, 841-4109.

8:45 p.m.: Candlelight vigil for victims of Quantrill's Raid, Pioneer Cemetery, Kansas University West Campus, 841-4109.

Friday

7 p.m.: "Maggie Harrington: Child of the 1860s," Watkins Community Museum, 841-4109.

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