Petroglyphs of the Kansas Smoky Hills

Petroglyphs of the Kansas Smoky Hills

Presented by Rex Buchanan and Humanities Kansas Dinner and Discussion   Too often Kansas history starts with Coronado’s trip through the state in 1541. But for centuries before European arrival, Native people lived on the plains and left behind rock...
The Long Road to Women’s Suffrage in Kansas

The Long Road to Women’s Suffrage in Kansas

Presented by Diane Eickhoff and Aaron Barnhart and Humanities Kansas   Kansas was historically a leader in women’s rights, being just the eighth state to grant female suffrage. Yet, the campaign for voting rights in Kansas required more than half a century...
Exploring the Quindaro Ruins

Exploring the Quindaro Ruins

In 1857, the town of Quindaro emerged as a force to bring Kansas into the Union as a Free State. Quindaro sat in the Eye of the Border Storm between Missouri and Kansas. Hear the fascinating story of its life, times, and contribution to our common history from Dr....
Kansas Goes to War!

Kansas Goes to War!

The Kansas State Council of Defense Circulars Almost 100 years ago the United States joined allied nations in entering World War I.  Thousands of Kansans went off to fight while those left behind took their part in supporting the war effort as well. A Kansas State...
Learn More About Kansas

Learn More About Kansas

The Kansas State Historical has preserved the rich heritage of our state through pictures, letters, advertisements, etc. – all scanned and available online at Kansas Memory. See actual letters from John Brown, pictures of what a downtown looked like in the early...