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Fort Riley Post Cemetery, like many military cemeteries before it, began with the fort that gives it its name. The site began in 1853, with the establishment of the fort in the plains of Kansas as a hub to protect the heavily trafficked westward…

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Missouri and Kansas National Cemeteries Tour

8 Locations ~ Curated by University of Central Missouri Department of History, MA in History student, Lex Alexander, and funded by the Veterans Administration Veterans Legacy Grant Program

Historic Missouri

Historic Missouri is a free mobile app that provides users easy access to information about the important places, people, and stories that are unique to Missouri.  Developed by the faculty and students in the History Program at the University of Central Missouri, the mobile application provides  interpretive and curated narrative tours about Missouri’s history. Each point on the map includes historical information about that site and features historic images from Missouri’s archival institutions like the State Historical Society of Missouri and the Missouri State Archives.

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