Freedom's Frontier National Heritage Area, Lawrence

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#9 of 9 in Museums in Lawrence
National Heritage Areas (NHAs) are designated by Congress as places where natural, cultural, and historic resources combine to form a cohesive, nationally important landscape. Through their resources, NHAs tell nationally important stories that celebrate our nation’s diverse heritage. NHAs are lived-in landscapes. Consequently, NHA entities collaborate with communities to determine how to make heritage relevant to local interests and needs.

NHAs are a grassroots, community-driven approach to heritage conservation and economic development. Through public-private partnerships, NHA entities support historic preservation, natural resource conservation, recreation, heritage tourism, and educational projects. Leveraging funds and long-term support for projects, NHA partnerships foster pride of place and an enduring stewardship ethic.
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  • 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...  more »
  • 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.....  more »
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  • Safe keepers and miners of rich local history
  • We love to show you our exhibits! Learn about the battle to settle the Frontier, the Border and Civil Wars on the western frontier, and the enduring struggle for freedom. We also have a special meeting exhibit on the Kansas- Nebraska Act. You can get your National Park Service Passport stamped with a unique Heritage Area stamp. We also have maps and brochures to make the most of your time visiting the 41-county heritage area.

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