Confederate Memorial Day 2013
Saturday, June 1, 2013
"Gone but never forgotten"
150th Anniversary of
Quantrill’s Raid on Lawrence, Kansas
August 17-18 2013
Join the cross border bus trip for a unique look at Quantrill’s Raid from both sides of the Missouri/Kansas border raid.
Tickets now on sale.
Bus Tour to Bates County, Missouri
Saturday, May 18, 2013 9 am - 5 pm
Start from the Blue & Grey Book Shoppe at 106 East Walnut, Independence, Missouri (street parking and lot at Walnut and Liberty) the book shop will be open.
Sponsored by the Civil War Round Table of Western Missouri.
$30 Reservation by May 15, 2013
P.O. Box 3019
Independence, Missouri 64055
Bates County Museum in Butler, Missouri: Talk by Dr. Joan Stack, curator of art collections of the State Historical Society of Missouri. "George Caleb Bingham and the copy of Order No. 11 owned by the Bates County Museum."
Box Lunch and tour of the Museum:
Ham or turkey sandwich on bun, pasta salad, cookie, and iced tea or water. (Specify ham or turkey with reservation)
Drive to Island Mound State Historic Site: Interprets the first time African-American troops were used in the Civil War.
Drive by West Point, an extinct town destroyed during the Civil War. Previously was a jumping off point for the western migration.
Transportation will be by school bus so you might want to bring a pillow for padding. Some walking required. For information call 816 225-7944.