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1. 'Bleeding Kansas' Recalled 'Bleeding Kansas' Recalled April 1, 2004 To help people remember and learn about the era known as Bleeding Kansas," lawmakers in Washington have proposed creating a national heritage area involving two dozen Kansas counties." The legislation,...

2. 'Site of Shame' Dedicated 'Site of Shame' Dedicated April 29, 2007 The Sand Creek Massacre National Historic site was dedicated in southeastern Colorado on April 28, 2007. The site is located 160 miles southeast of Denver on Big Sandy Creek in Kiowa County and pays tribute...

3. 150 Places to Celebrate Kansas's 150th Birthday 150 Places to Celebrate Kansas's 150th Birthday March 2011 Follow the author as he explores different historic places in Kansas. "After a fight over free-or slave-state status (thus another moniker, "Bleeding Kansas"), the free-state Wyandotte Constitution was...

4. 2008 Civil War Guide--Museums and Mansions 2008 Civil War Guide--Museums and Mansions April 2008 List of Missouri museums and mansions relative to the Civil War.

5. A Capital Adventure: Discover Jefferson City's Prominent Places A Capital Adventure: Discover Jefferson City's Prominent Places Winter//1998 Article about the tourist and historic sites in Jefferson City and surrounding Cole County, Missouri, including the Missouri State Capitol building, built in about 1911, the Governor's Mansion, built in...

6. A Fight to Save Where They Fought A Fight to Save Where They Fought July 3, 2012 Article on the Monnett Battle of Westport Fund and their attempts to acquire land of the Big Blue Battlefield north of Swope Park. The fund controls more than half of the area near the Blue River where...

7. A President, a Church, and Trails West A President, a Church, and Trails West 2008 Continuation of title, "Competing Histories in Independence, Missouri." The author Jon E. Taylor, former historian for the Harry S Truman National Historic Site in Independence, Missouri, examines how...

8. A Survey of Historic Sites and Structures in Kansas A Survey of Historic Sites and Structures in Kansas Summer//1957 Photos and descriptions of sites designated as historic landmarks by the Kansas State Historical Society in 1956, including several in the Kansas City and surrounding areas (Johnson County, Wyandotte County,...

9. Aerial Views Show Site of Red Crown Tavern Aerial Views Show Site of Red Crown Tavern January-April 2011 Article describes the "site of the famed shoot-out with Platte County law enforcement," and provides information on the location of the tavern in relation to present day highways. Also included are two...

10. Alana Apartment Hotel Alana Apartment Hotel March 24, 2006 National Register of Historic Places nomination papers for the Alana Apartment Hotel, 2700 Troost Avenue.

11. Best of the West Best of the West October, 2005 Annual "best of" survey of people, places and things in the western United States, including the best saloons, historic sites, clothing manufacturers, etc.

12. Best of the West Best of the West October, 2004 Annual "best of" survey of people, places and things in the western United States, including the best saloons, historic sites, clothing manufacturers, etc.

13. Biography of Jane Fifield Flynn (1924-2006), Historic Preservationist Biography of Jane Fifield Flynn (1924-2006), Historic Preservationist 2009

14. Bon Air Apartment Building Bon Air Apartment Building January 2008 National Register of Historic Places nomination papers for the Bon Air Apartments Building, 4127-4133 Locust Street.

15. Boonville, Missouri: Full Steam Ahead Boonville, Missouri: Full Steam Ahead February 2008 Special section promoting the historic town of Boonville, Missouri. Includes many photos of historic and contemporary buildings and businesses.

16. Changes in Truman District Outlined Changes in Truman District Outlined September 1, 2010 Short article about the proposed expansion of Independence's federal Truman heritage district by the National Parks Service. "The current federal district boundary includes 216 parcels, 191 of which are...

17. Colonnade Apartment Building at 4302 Oak Street Colonnade Apartment Building at 4302 Oak Street March 2008 National Register of Historic Places nomination papers for a Colonnade Apartment building at 4302 Oak Street.

18. Environmentalists Question Appeal Environmentalists Question Appeal February 1, 2010 Article discusses the controversy over the two-mile buffer which surrounds Arrow Rock State Historic Site. The buffer zone was set up to protect the site from odors emanating from a factory hog farm.

19. Evidence Unearthed: Digging into Scott Joplin's St. Louis Evidence Unearthed: Digging into Scott Joplin's St. Louis 2009 Scott Joplin moved to St. Louis in 1901 from Sedalia, Missouri. The house where he lived, recognized as a National Historic Landmark in 1976, was donated to the Missouri Division of State Parks (under...

20. Few Funds for Upkeep of Kansas Historic Sites Few Funds for Upkeep of Kansas Historic Sites December 29, 2003 Discussion of lack of funds to keep historic sites in good repair for visitors. Focus on the Grinter Place, 1420 S. 78th St., Kansas City, Kansas. It includes a chart, "Site Attendance," listing 17 major...