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Archive for Monday, August 19, 2002

Events commemorate Quantrill’s Raid

August 19, 2002

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The following events are scheduled this week to commemorate Quantrill's Raid as well as the Civil War.

Today

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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