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Freedom's Frontier National Heritage Area

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Very interesting reading

This was unmanned and free with parking across the road for 2 hours. We had been to the Brown v... read more

Reviewed 15 July 2015
Janne N
Wellington, New Zealand
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Let Freedom Ring

Stepping into this architecturally beautiful building, we weren't sure what to expect. We were... read more

Reviewed 10 December 2016
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9 Dec 2016
“Let Freedom Ring”
3 Mar 2016
“Kansas history”
Freedom's Frontier National Heritage Area brings together three important national themes: the settlement of the frontier, the Border War and Civil War and the enduring struggle for freedom. FFNHA is one of 49 national heritage areas established by...more
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200 W 9th St, The Carnegie Building, Lawrence, KS 66044-2641
+1 785-856-5300
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Reviewed 10 December 2016

Stepping into this architecturally beautiful building, we weren't sure what to expect. We were looking for brochures to help us navigate through the city during our visit, and were moved to tears instead. There didn't appear to be anyone there to assist us in our...More

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Jim O, Executive Director at Freedom's Frontier National Heritage Area, responded to this reviewResponded 25 February 2017

I'm glad you enjoyed the story. I'm sorry you caught us on one of the days that the staff of the Heritage Area were visiting with other partners throughout the area. Freedom's Frontier National Heritage Area has offices in the Carnegie Building, but we work...More

Reviewed 3 March 2016

When you have a little time visit this museum that will give you more insight into the history of Kansas and some of the notable figures that play a part in how Kansas evolved. It is easy to access and will not take a lot...More

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Reviewed 16 February 2016 via mobile

Almost missed this as it is inside the Carnegie building. Right downtown. Such a wonderful exhibits and displays teaching about the struggles of the American Indians and African Americans. It was really wonderful plenty of parking across the street.

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Reviewed 16 October 2015

Set in the history Carnegie Library building, this professionally presented set of displays do a nice job presenting the struggle for freedom in the Kansas area. There is a room devoted to the Kansas-Nebraska Act which ignited the Border War. Then the main hall has...More

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Reviewed 15 July 2015 via mobile

This was unmanned and free with parking across the road for 2 hours. We had been to the Brown v Education in Topeka and this connected very well. It covered from the Native American Indians to African American and other races and their fight for...More

1  Thank Janne N
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