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Course detail: OS18304F - Exploring the Wonders of Kansas: The John Brown Museum and the Martin & Osa Johnson Safari Museum
The first stop on our adventure will be the John Brown Museum and Cabin in Osawatomie. The museum's displays tell the story of John Brown and his abolitionist exploits during the 20 months he spent in Territorial Kansas. Brown and his five sons stayed with Brown's half-sister, Florella Adair, and her husband Samuel. Their cabin is located near the museum.Then we'll travel to Chanute to visit the Safari Museum with its award-winning exhibits and programs highlighting the achievements of Martin and Osa Johnson, pioneering documentary filmmakers, photographers, authors and explorers. We'll relive the Johnson's 1917-1936 adventures in Africa, Borneo and the South Seas.Friday, July 137:30 a.m. - Coach departs the Edwards Campus, 12604 Quivira Rd., Overland Park, returning by 5:00 p.m.8:30 a.m. - Coach departs the Osher Institute, St. Andrews Office Facility, 1515 St. Andrews Dr., Lawrence and returns by 4:00 p.m.9:30 a.m. - Tour of John Brown Museum and Cabin, OsawatomieNoon - Lunch1 p.m. - Visit to the Safari Museum2:15 p.m. - Depart for Lawrence and Overland Park