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Aug 17, 2021

Missouri Trailblazer: John William

John William “Blind” Boone and Carl Schurz: same trail, different blazers. Boone, an African American musician and entertainer. Schurz, a German Civil War general, reporter and politician. Both struggled with oppression but were spirit-filled and challenged all people to live their lives to the fullest.

In this all-ages program, you can explore their lives through this installment of the Missouri State Museum’s “Trailblazer” series, with pictures, songs and stories


Time: 1-2 pm

Location: Missouri State Museum, First Floor, State Capitol, 201 W. Capitol Ave.

Cost: Free

Contact: For more information, contact the Missouri State Museum at 573.751.2854

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