-- George W. & Diane Bernheimer LvngHstry www.lvnghstry.org ~ Bringing the People of Our Past into the Present "A morsel of genuine history is a thing so rare as to be always valuable." --Thomas Jefferson, letter to Joh n Adams, 1817
Friday, March 4, 2016
LvngHstry at Grinter Place on Saturday, March 12
http://www.kshs.org/grinter_place ) as Hiero and Elizabeth Wilson in their presentation "From Frontier Post to Thriving Community". The presentation gives an account of the Wilson's life in Fort Scott, Kansas, a town which had its beginnings as an army post on the western frontier on what was then the western edge of the United States . Their story continues through the turbulent times of "Bleeding Kansas" when Fort Scott had been abandoned by the army and transitioned into a civilian community, and into its rebirth as a military center during the Civil War. The presentation which will begin at 11:00am , is being presented as part of the Grinter Place "Saturdays by the Stove" series, is free and open to the public.