Lecompton’s Constitution Hall State Historic Site will begin its annual “Bleeding Kansas” lecture series at 2 p.m. Jan. 29 with a special Kansas Day presentation on the Underground Railroad in Kansas at the site, 319 Elmore St.
The series will then continue at 2 p.m. every Sunday until Feb. 26. Suggested donation is $3 for adults.
The lecture topics include:
• “The Underground Railroad on the Kansas Frontier” by Todd Mildfelt, Jan. 29.
• “A Principled Politician: James H. Lane and the Fight for Kansas and the Union” by Ian Spurgeon, Feb. 5.
• “Lawrence: Survivors of Quantrill’s Raid” by Katie Armitage, Feb. 12.
• “Perry Fuller: The Road from Poverty to Riches, Influence and Political Power” by Deborah Barker, Feb. 19.
• “Teaching the Civil War in the 21st Century” by Paul Stuewe, Feb. 26.
The Feb. 5 event will include an unveiling ceremony for a painting of Lane recently donated to the Lecompton Historical Society.