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Myth and the Macabre

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The FAM curator is opening his vault of creepy items not generally displayed. Come learn about the history behind gallows, shackles and leg irons. Local author Ken LaMaster will share spooky tales about the United States Penitentiary and the old United States Disciplinary Barracks, 5:30 –7:30pm

Myth and the Macabre

Address : Frontier Army Museum, Fort Leavenworth, KS Leavenworth KS

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