Lincoln/Douglass Debate

Sunday, October 23rd at 6:00pm at Historic Mt. Gilead Church - Clay County Historic Sites commemorates the sesquicentennial of the Civil War with “Abraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglass: The Measure of Great Men”. Kansas City Actors Harvey Williams and Bill Warren assume the roles of Frederick Douglass and Abraham Lincoln in a performance that draws upon the words of both men to re-create the struggle of both men as the two wrestle with how best to abolish slavery and reunite the nation.

For more information about this free event please contact Clay County Historic Sites at 816-736-8502. 

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Public Services Division
Historic Sites

Elizabeth Gilliam-Beckett

Clay County Historic Sites
21216 James Farm Rd.
Kearney, Missouri 64060

phone: (816) 736-8500
fax: (816) 736-8501

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