Sunflower Journeys Program 1701

Sunflower Journeys Program 1701

  • $ 1000

Territorial Kansas: Features members of the Sesquicentennial Commission discussing ways the state plans to commemorate the state territorial sesquicentennial. Territorial Tourism: Looks at some of the projects planned by the Territorial Kansas Heritage Alliance to educate Kansans about the state’s early history. Events planned in Lecompton and Lawrence commemorate some of the violent encounters experienced during the territorial period. Sesquicentennial Fort: Sunflower Journeys heads to Fort Riley as it celebrates its 150th anniversary with an open house and other festivities. The fort was once an outpost for cavalry units assigned to protect pioneers as they headed west. The segment explores the history of the fort, including the recently reorganized cavalry unit used in ceremonies.

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