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Sharing Her Story: Women's History Tour

Sharing Her Story Museum Tour in Springfield, MO

In honor of Women's History Month, join the History Museum on the Square on a docent-led tour of the museum that features a variety of women, including Mohongo of the Osage Nation, formerly enslaved person Milly Sawyers, early Springfield settler Louisa Cheairs Campbell, legendary frontierswoman Calamity Jane, photographer Betty Love, and Alberta Northcutt Ellis,

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History Museum on the Square

Wilson Creek's 16TH Annual Memorial Luminary Driving Tour

WILSON’S CREEK NATIONAL BATTLEFIELD PRESENTS

THE 16TH ANNUAL MEMORIAL LUMINARY DRIVING TOUR ON SATURDAY

~DECEMBER 14, 2019~

4:30 P.M. – 9:30 P.M.

Luminaries will be placed on the 5-mile tour road to honor those 2,539 soldiers of the North & South, who were casualties of the Battle of Wilson’s Creek.

Luminaries will be placed by over 100 volunteers, representing several local groups.

~Location is Wilson’s Creek National Battlefield~

6424 W Farm Road 182, Republic, MO

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Wilson's Creek

The Journey Continues: African-American History of Springfield

Adults are invited to attend “The Journey Continues” African-American History of Springfield from 3-5 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 13, in the Library Station Frisco Room, 2535 N. Kansas Expressway.

Missouri State University sociology professors Lyle Foster and Tim Knapp will discuss their project, “The Journey Continues,” which examines the experiences of African-Americans living in Springfield. Information gathered from interviews, letters, photos, and other sources provides a new understanding of the African-American history of Springfield.

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The Library Station