Tuesday Feb 11
Bleeding Kansas served as a prelude to the American Civil War
Composed of a series of violent political confrontations, pitting pro-slavery "Border Ruffian" and anti-slavery Free-Staters, the border war known as "Bleeding Kansas " took place between Kansas and Missouri from 1854 to 1861.
Kansas Supreme Court Chief Justice Gives Historic Presentation
The Honorable Lawton Nuss gave a presentation as part of the Bleeding Kansas 2014 series at Constitution Hall in Lecompton.
Lecompton residents concerned for post office
The Lawrence Journal-World reports that Mayor Sandy Jacquot encouraged the standing-room-only crowd Saturday to write the U.S. Postal Service and state government officials.
Bleeding Kansas Series Announced
The Kansas State Historical Society announced their annual "Bleeding Kansas" series again to be held at Constitution Hall State Historic Site in Lecompton.