This summer marks the 150th Anniversary of the 1864 Civil War Battles of the Little Blue, Second Battle of Independence, and Battle of Westport. Join Ralph A. Monaco, II, for a program highlighting the events that Jackson Countians endured during this traumatic chapter of local history. This program—presented in partnership between the Jackson County Historical Society and Jackson County Parks+Rec—is free and open to the general public. Seating is limited; reservations are encouraged by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org; or, by calling (816) 503-4860.
Jackson County’s Historic Truman Courthouse
Brady Courtroom, 2nd Floor
112 W. Lexington Avenue, Independence, MO 64050
1 - 2 pm - History Program and Book Signing to follow
2:15 - 3 pm - Building/Art Gallery Tour (optional)