By Natalie Vondrak |

The Heroes of Quantrill’s Raid

Learn about women’s significant role leading up to, during, and after Quantrill’s Raid on Lawrence on August 21, 1863. As the real heroes of the raid, many women demonstrated wit and bravery to save their homes, neighbors, and families against the raiders.

Part of Civil War on the Border, Douglas County’s annual heritage festival.

Time Capsule with KLWN’s Joel Becker and the Watkins Museum’s Natalie Vondrak explores the history of Lawrence or Douglas County and shares the stories of the people and events that have helped shape our community. The show airs the first Tuesday of the month during Radio for Grownups around 10:10 AM on FM 101.7 or AM 1320 KLWN.