Watkins Museum of History

(785) 841-4109
1047 Massachusetts St., Lawrence, KS 66044
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The 15th Amendment at 150: The Art of Voting

Recurring weekly on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday until April 10, 2021 Lawrence Map it

March 30, 2020 marked the 150th anniversary of the 15th Amendment, which prohibited denial of citizens the right to vote... Learn more

Alone on the Trail West with Six Children

February 26, 2021 Lawrence Map it

Our Portals to the Past live online interviews continue with Sarah Poff portraying Eliza Brooks. In 1852, Eliza sets off... Learn more

Cold War in the Heartland: Patriotic Dissent

March 5, 2021 Lawrence Map it

Our FREE History series--a partnership with several Kansas humanities organizations--has been reinvented as live online... Learn more

Prince of the Pistoleers: Wild Bill Hickok

March 26, 2021 Lawrence Map it

You’ve heard the legends—now experience the history. James Butler "Wild Bill" Hickok: no other figure from the old west is... Learn more

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