2012 Bleeding Kansas Lecture Series

A series of talks and dramatic interpretations on the violent conflict over the slavery issue in Kansas Territory 1854 through 1861.

Talks take place at 2pm on Sundays at Constitution Hall State Historic Site.

2012 Bleeding Kansas Lecture Series

January 29: "The Underground Railroad on the Kansas Frontier"

Todd Mildfelt, educator and author (book signing to follow talk)


February 5: "A Principled Politician: James H. Lane and the Fight for Kansas and the Union"

Ian Spurgeon, military historian, author and native Kansas (book signing following talk)


February 12: "Lawrence: Survivors of Quantrill's Raid"

Kate Armitage, author and historian (book signing to follow talk)


February 19: "Perry Fuller: The Road from Poverty to Riches, Influence and Political Power"

Deborah Barker, executive director, Franklin County Historical Society, and executive committee secretary and board member, Kansas Historical Foundation


Febrary 26: "Teaching the Civil War in the 21st Century"

Paul Stuewe, educator, author and executive committee board member, Kansas Historical Foundation


For more information, a printable poster is available.