Freedom's Frontier National Heritage Area

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Freedom's Frontier
National Heritage Area
Location within the United States
Coordinates: 38°45′N 95°0′W / 38.750°N 95.000°W / 38.750; -95.000Coordinates: 38°45′N 95°0′W / 38.750°N 95.000°W / 38.750; -95.000
Country United States
States Kansas and Missouri
Counties 41 counties in Eastern Kansas and Western Missouri
Established October 12, 2006
 • Body FFNHA Board of Trustees
 • Total 31,021 sq mi (80,340 km2)

Freedom's Frontier National Heritage Area, Inc. (FFNHA) is a federally designated U.S. National Heritage Area located in eastern Kansas and Western Missouri. This heritage area preserves, conserves, and interprets historic and cultural landscapes pertaining to: the shaping of the frontier, the Missouri-Kansas Border War, and the eduring struggle for freedom. FFNHA was authorized on October 12, 2006, with the passage of the National Heritage Areas Act of 2006. The management plan for the heritage area was approved by the Board of Trustees on June 10, 2009, and undergoes official review by the National Park Service to ensure it complies with all components required within the enabling legislation.


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