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Discover the city’s roots and celebrate a tradition of trailblazing in KC.
In celebration of April's Fountain Day, where KC's spouts return to their operating beauty, we took a look at the history of Kansas City's "City of Fountains" nickname.
Just in time for March basketball, we looked at the history of basketball in our city, including its founding in nearby Lawrence and the longest running collegiate championship in the country.
Today I Learned is a monthly blog series from Visit KC and the Kansas City Public Library that shines a light on the history of Kansas City, its culture and the trailblazers who helped shape the City of Fountains.
The National World War I Museum and Memorial presents Taps at the Tower, a moving ceremony featuring an iconic rendition of Taps from Sunday, June 19 – Saturday, June 25, 2016.
Region showcases legacy, achievements of African-Americans during the month of February and throughout the year.
Castor oil and carpenter’s tools, nutmeg and wedding bands, porcelain figurines and marbles are just a few recovered items displayed at the Arabia Steamboat Museum.
Getting kids into any kind of history can be tough. Dry dates, concepts of governmental growth and strife, words on a page that quickly blend together because it isn’t covered in Michael Bay explosions.
Phillips Barnes was an electronics test officer during World War II, a relatively inconsequential title on the surface of things. Barnes, however, flew on a mission over Japan, one that carried the second atomic bomb.