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Free State from the ashes: 150 years after Quantrill’s Raid

Lawrence explores its bloody history

· August 18, 2013 · Post a comment

It's been 150 years since a group of anti-abolitionist Missourians attacked the city of Lawrence in what came to be known as Quantrill's Raid. While it was tragic, the bloody massacre is an integral part of Lawrence history.

Use the tabs below to go back in time and explore the actual events that occurred Aug. 21, 1863, what's happened since then and how the effects of the raid still reach forward to 2013.

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