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Annual Civil War on the Western Frontier

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Event# 785-856-3040

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Lawrence commemorates its early history each August around the anniversary of Quantrill's Raid. It's a living history event that focuses on historic Lawrence during the early Territorial days and the Civil War. Many events are free of charge. For details call 1-888-LAWKANS.

Annual Civil War on the Western Frontier

Address : Sites throughout Lawrence Lawrence KS
Phone : 785-856-3040   (Always call and confirm events.)

Admission Fee : Free; varies by event

Civil War

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