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A Great Healing Measure: Will Kansas Be Free?

Historian George Bancroft advised newly inaugurated President Buchanan that the quick admission of Kansas as a Free State would be a “great healing measure for the country.” Did the 15th President heed his advice? Experience this living history performance to discover President Buchanan's decision!

A Great Healing Measure is a Living History at Wheatland program, and takes place on Saturday, March 4, 2017 with tours on the hour from 12:00pm to the last tour of the day at 3:00pm. We strongly advise making reservations in advance for your tour since tours do fill up and walk-in space is not guaranteed. Please arrive 15 minutes prior to your tour so you may use the facilities and check in.

Click here or call 717-392-4633 to purchase your tickets. Your purchase of a ticket includes admission to the exhibition galleries.

A Great Healing Measure: Will Kansas Be Free?
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  • Historian George Bancroft advised newly inaugurated President Buchanan that the quick admission of Kansas as a Free State would be a “great healing measure for the country.” Did the 15th President