Freedom's Frontier Heritage Traveler

Welcome to Heritage Traveler by Freedom’s Frontier National Heritage Area

Freedom’s Frontier National Heritage Area offers the perfect landscape for becoming a Heritage Traveler. If you’re interested in experiences the places, artifacts and activities that authentically represent the stories and people of the past, then Heritage Traveler is for you.

Freedom’s Frontier National Heritage Area shares the stories of settling the Missouri-Kansas border region and the struggles for freedom that ensued here. We have so many special places where residents and visitors can experience our shared stories about the enduring struggle for freedom. So where is a Heritage Traveler to begin? By becoming a Heritage Traveler Insider.

We’ll help you discover the special places of this region. An area where East met West, where North confronted South and where freedom continues to be defined.

John Brown remembers the Battle of Black Jack at Black Jack Battlefield and Nature Park.Reenactors demonstrate cannon fire in St. Joseph, Missouri.First Kansas Colored reenactors participate in Civil War Days in Humboldt.Visitors discuss the legacy of the Kansas-Nebraska Act at an exhibit in the Carnegie Building in Lawrence.


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