Commemoration of the Battle of Lone Jack

  • Battle of Lone Jack Cemetery & Museum 301 S. Bynum Road Lone Jack, MO (south of 50 Hwy) United States

Come for the 154th anniversary with an Old Fashioned Soldiers' Family Reunion and Picnic.  At 10:00 am there will be a commemoration service with the placing of wreaths in the cemetery.  Then descendants of soldiers and original community citizens will be introduced.  At 11:00 am the Blue Grass Missourians will play followed by a picnic at Noon.  The Lone Jack Historical Society is providing hot dogs, pulled pork and brisket and a variety of beverages.  Local churches will be providing side dishes, and you are invited to bring a dish to share.  From 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm the Lone Jack PTA will host "old time games" and maybe a pie eating contest.

If you have family photos or mementos you would like to share, please feel free to bring them for a Show and Tell table.  Call (816) 690-2072 for more information.