National Frontier Trail Museum

Independence, Missouri, was the origination point for travelers heading west during the period of western expansion in the United States. Leah Palmer, events… read more

Independence, Missouri, was the origination point for travelers heading west during the period of western expansion in the United States. Leah Palmer, events and education manager at the National Frontier Trails Museum, talked about the five trails that began in Missouri and explained what life was like for the pioneers making those treks.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2018 LCV Cities Tour” in Independence, Missouri, from October 24-31, 2018, to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on Book TV on C-SPAN2. close

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National Frontier Trail Museum

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Program ID:
456850-1
Category:
Vignette
Format:
Tour
Location:
Independence, Missouri, United States
First Aired:
Jan 19, 2019 | 3:45pm EST | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Jan 21, 2019 | 5:18am EST | C-SPAN 3

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  • Jan 19, 2019 | 3:45pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 20, 2019 | 3:23pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 21, 2019 | 5:18am EST | C-SPAN 3
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