Independence Day in the 19th Century, July 4

Two of Jackson County’s historic interpretive sites, Missouri Town 1855 and Fort Osage, are offering special events to bring you Independence Day in an 19th century style!

Location: Missouri Town 1855
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Price: Adults, $5.00; Youth 5-13 and Seniors, $3.00; Under 5, Free
Phone: (816) 503-4860
Email: missouritown@jacksongov.org

Experience the 4th of July in an antebellum Missouri village as its residents celebrate Independence Day 1850’s style. A variety of activities for the entire family provide the perfect setting for a fun-filled day. A special patriotic parade, where visitors join staff strolling through the village, highlights the day!

Location: Fort Osage
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Price: Adults $7.00; Youth $4.00; Seniors $3.00
Phone: (816) 503-4860
Email:  fortosage@jacksongov.org

Join our interpreters as they celebrate the 35th anniversary of American Independence. Musket and cannon demonstrations, patriotic speeches and interpretive demonstrations highlighting life on the early 19th century frontier makes this a perfect venue for celebrating our Independence!

http://www.jacksongov.org/content/7880/7890/7996/default.aspx

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