Potter’s Field History Harvest

Lawrence Public Library 707 Vermont St.

Share your story at the next History Harvest for the Oak Hill Cemetery Potter's Field Remembrance Project. If you have a story, photograph, document, etc. about the potter’s field or […]


Online Book Talk: Native Americans After World War I

Drawing from archival sources and oral histories, author Thomas Grillot demonstrates how the relationship between Native American tribes and the United States was reinvented in the years following World War […]

Food & Agriculture during the Civil War

How did food production and scarcities change the course of history during the American Civil War? Join us for a live online discussion with renowned historian R. Douglas Hurt, author […]

Television Event: Screening & Discussion

Liberty Hall 644 Massachusetts S, Lawrence, Kansas

Join us at Liberty Hall on December 4, 2024, for a special screening of Television Event followed by a 40th anniversary reunion Q&A featuring The Day After’s cast and crew […]


Bundle Up! Dressing for Winter in Territorial Kansas

Watkins Museum of History 1047 Massachusetts St, Lawrence, KS, United States

What did settlers wear to survive the harsh winters of 1850s Kansas? In this public talk, Eric Smallwood, 19th-century men's fashion historian and tailor, will use images, historical accounts, and […]


Watkins Building Print Contest!

Enter for a chance to win a piece of Lawrence history! This framed blueprint of the Watkins Building was created by the Historic American Buildings Survey ca. 1960-1975. The framed […]

Online Talk: How Do You Conserve a Cemetery?

Join us on the Watkins Facebook and YouTube as we talk with Lucinda Linderman, Sculpture Conservator with Pacific Coast Conservators, and Kerry Altenbernd of the Oak Hill Cemetery Committee about […]