Tag Archives: Central Missouri

Hey, Ladies! Have you ever wanted to explore the great outdoors, but did not know where to begin? Come to Finger Lakes State Park for Women in Nature’s half-day experience to learn some new skills, taught by all female instructors. Registration is required.

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The Onondaga Friends Association has partnered with the St. Louis Paranormal Research Society (PRS) to offer a limited number of paranormal ghost tours in Onondaga Cave. Reservations are required in advance.

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The third Friday of each month, the Missouri State Museum will take visitors on a themed tour of the Missouri State Capitol at 3 p.m. Themed tours will explore a wide array of topics from in-depth looks at specific artworks to tours exploring the capitol as a product of the resources of Missouri.

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Join Dr. Gary Kremer, Executive Director of the State Historical Society of Missouri, Dr. Sydney Norton, Associate Professor of German at St. Louis University and author of German Immigrant Abolitionists: Fighting for a Free Missouri, Dr. John Wright, author of Kinlock: Missouri’s First Black Town, and Cecilia Nadal, sociologist and playwright of An Amazing Story: German Abolitionists of Missouri for a symposium that explores the contributions German immigrants made to the abolition of slavery in Missouri.

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Deutschheim State Historic Site will host an open house in conjunction with the “Symposium on the Shared History of Germans and African Americans in Missouri.” Participants of the open house will visit the former home of the “Hermanner Wochenblatt,” a German language anti-slavery newspaper from 1845. The Deutschheim visitor center will be featuring one of only three originals of the signed 1865 Ordinance Abolishing Slavery in Missouri.

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Join us in participating in Audubon’s Great Backyard Bird Count. This nationwide effort aids research that increases both our understanding of birds and our knowledge on how to help protect them.

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Join the Missouri Humanities Council and Annie and Abel Van Meter State Park at Missouri’s American Indian Cultural Center for a speaking event hosted by Greg Olson. This presentation will focus on Great Walker, an Ioway leader, who along with his adopted Ioway brother White Cloud, signed the Treaty of 1824.

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Join the Missouri Humanities Council and Annie and Abel Van Meter State Park at Missouri’s American Indian Cultural Center for a presentation hosted by Lindsey Kaye Manshack. Manshack is a public health research coordinator at the Washington University School of Medicine and a tribal citizen of the Choctaw-Apache Tribe of Ebarb.

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