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


October 29, 2018


Contact: Marshanna Hester

(816) 878-1930 


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

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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