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Historic and Civil War Sites in the Kansas-Missouri Border Region

Historic and Civil War Sites in the Kansas-Missouri Border Region

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Quindaro Press
5.2 X 7.9 in
256 pg

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Explore Black history, hidden history, and vital Civil War landmarks on your summer road trip with this guide featured by the New York Times and American Battlefield Trust.

Fuel up the car! This guide takes you to the most fascinating sites in the historic Kansas-Missouri Border Region. Recognized by the National Park Service as a National Heritage Area, the Border Region is where the American West opened up, the battle over slavery captured the nation's attention, and two of our greatest Presidents grew up.

This acclaimed guide has made its way into thousands of glove boxes and is fully updated for 2021. The book's driving tours help you easily find Black history, Civil War battlefields, Indian sites and historic homes. With illuminating essays by two public historians, 20+ maps, and tips for parents and kids, it's a great gift for the history buff in your life.

This vacation, hit the highway and discover remarkable history hidden in the Heartland.

Diane Eickhoff
Author Bio

Diane Eickhoff, an editor turned historian, published her first biography, Revolutionary Heart: The Life of Clarina Nichols and the Pioneering Crusade for Women's Rights, with Quindaro Press in 2006. It was a Kansas Notable Book and a ForeWord Book of the Year.

Aaron Barnhart is lead critic for He was television critic for the Kansas City Star from 1997 to 2012.

--This text refers to the paperback edition.