Civil War

Civil War reenactors fighting with rifles and bayonets.
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KMBZ News Staff
October 21, 2019 - 9:32 am
Kansas City, MO - The Battle of Westport took place 155 years ago this Wednesday, October 23rd. The engagement of the American Civil War is sometimes referred to as the Gettysburg of the West. It was the largest Civil War battle fought west of the Mississippi River, with close to 32,000 men in blue...
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Lone Jack Historical Society
KMBZ News Staff
September 27, 2019 - 5:36 am
Lone Jack, MO - There's a battle raging all around you, and you're in a building on fire. Can you escape in time? This scenario is the premise behind a Civil War-themed escape room experience put on by the Lone Jack Historical Society. And it happens right on the historical site of the Battle of...
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Marc LaVoie
August 03, 2018 - 5:19 am
The KMBZ City Spotlight on Belton & Raymore, Missouri includes the Sloan Tribby cabin. The cabin was dismantled in the summer of 2015 piece by piece, with each piece labeled and stored for reconstruction in Belton's Memorial Park. For years, the 1840s cabin was hidden inside a more modern home...
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