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Format: 2015-04-21
Format: 2015-04-21
Apr
30
Thu 4/30/15
Jefferson City

We tend to view the American Civil War as a conflict between two distinct cultures divided by the Ohio River; the South devoted to the protection of slavery as an institution, and the North equally devoted to its abolishment. With its unique geography and political climate, Missouri was affected not only by this division, but also by a division between the well-populated East and the less-populated western frontier region.

May
1
Fri 5/1/15
Jefferson City

Spend the day enjoying family-oriented educational activities and entertainment.  Activities include cannon demonstrations, re-enactors, period music and more.  

Location: Bill Quigg Commons, North Jefferson City
See Also: Reunion & Reconciliation Lecture Series

May
2
Sat 5/2/15
Jefferson City

Learn more about Missouri’s Civil War history as well as discussion on how the efforts to create national unity and civil rights unfolded in the wake of the Civil War. Registration is now open! To sign up to attend, visit http://shsofmo.org/store/reunion-and-reconciliation-lecture-series.html.