Aaron Barnhart will speak about Missouri immediately following the Civil War, and how Confederate soldiers got back to normal life, or didn't. Mr. Barnhart is the former television and media critic for the Kansas City Star, and co-author of The Big Divide: A Travel Guide to Historic and Civil War Sites in the Missouri-Kansas Border Region. He will be signing copies of his book after the presentation.
The presentation is from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm at the Jesse James Farm & Museum in Kearney. The presentation is free, and open to the public, no reservations required. Admission will apply to the Jesse James Farm & Museum, including the traveling exhibit A State Divided: The Civil War in Missouri, and guided tours of the historic James Family home. Call (816)736-8500 for more information.