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Posted on: October 30, 2018

Jackson County Parks + Rec hosts Author and Book Expo at Fort Osage National Historic Landmark

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

October 29, 2018

 

Contact: Marshanna Hester

(816) 878-1930

mhester@jacksongov.org 

 

Jackson County Parks + Rec hosts Author and Book Expo at Fort Osage National Historic Landmark

 

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Jackson County Parks + Rec will host its inaugural Author and Book Expo in partnership with seven area independent book sellers on Saturday, November 10 at the Fort Osage National Historic Landmark.


 When: Saturday, November 10

9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.


Where: Fort Osage National Historic Landmark

107 Osage Street, Sibley, MO 64088


Cost: General Fort Admission:

Adults – $8

Youth (5-13) – $4

Seniors (62 and older) – $4

Children 4 and under – Free


On-site Fred Goss – (816) 650-3278

Contact: Site Administrator, Historic Sites Division


The Expo will provide patrons with the opportunity to interact with as many as 30 Kansas City Area history writers.


Participating partners include: Anastasia’s Books of Kansas City; Inkling’s Books and Coffee Shoppe of Blue Springs; Read It Again Books of Oak Grove; Recycled Reading from Pleasant Hills; River Reader Books of Lexington, Thrifty Reader Books of Harrisonville and Steel’s Used Books Stores located in North Kansas City.


Minksy’s Pizza will provide lunch from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. The Fort’s regular living history program will be accessible during the event and a selection of books on the Fort’s history, Osage Indians, nature and Lewis and Clark will be available in the gift store.


For additional information, visit www.makeyourdayhere.com/fortosage.


About Fort Osage National Historic Landmark

The Fort Osage National Historic Landmark is owned and operated by Jackson County Parks + Rec, the third-largest county parks system in the country on 22,000 acres. Located on the banks of the scenic Missouri River, services at the site include a museum, year-round living history programs, historic cemetery, curriculum-based education programs for elementary through middle school students, meeting space and a gift store.

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