Dreams of Empire: Kansas City and the Railroads
All Kansas City Public Library locations will close at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, November 26, and will remain closed all day Thursday, November 27, for Thanksgiving.
The Kansas City Public Library welcomes railroad historian Peter A. Hansen for a presentation called Dreams of Empire: Kansas City and the Railroads on Tuesday, November 18, at 6:30 p.m. in the Truman Forum at the Plaza Branch, 4801 Main St.
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Hansen, editor of the academic journal Railroad History, leads this exploration of how railroads changed Kansas City and the nation.
Admission is free. RSVP here or call 816.701.3407. Free parking is also available.
This event is presented with the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art in support of its Art in the Age of Steam exhibition, now on display at the museum.