Lawrence honoring anniversary of Quantrill’s Raid

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The city of Lawrence is honoring the 150th Anniversary of Quantrill’s Raid.

Last night started a series of events leading up to August 21, the anniversary of the pre-dawn attack.

Lawrence was attacked and burned,  165 civilians died.

The city band played songs popular in 1863, city leaders ay they want to honor the city’s struggle in the years leading up to the Civil War.

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