This year marks the 150th anniversary of the beginning of the American Civil War. The film The Civil War: The Cause was originally produced for PBS by Ken Burns.
The series The Civil War was one of the most popular documentaries ever made. This episode explores the issues of Union versus states’ rights and the events the precipitated the American Civil War. This film run for 99 minutes.
The Kansas 150 Film Series is an educational program sponsored by the Dickinson County Historical Society and is open to the public free of charge. Donations are accepted to help defray the cost of the films. The historical society would like to invite everyone to consider becoming a member of the Dickinson County Historical Society to help preserve the county’s heritage.
For more information on the film or becoming a member, contact the Heritage Center, 412 S. Campbell, at (785) 263-2681 or visit their website www.heritagecenterdk.com.