Written accounts of historical events can get a tad dry-even for history buffs. In Independence, you won't just read about significant happenings, you will experience them where they actually happened. Take a cultural journey into African American History...or experience a spiritual awakening at our many Religious Sites. Walk in the formidable footsteps of our forefathers through Historic Home Tours or by visiting any number of Civil War Sites in Independence. It's time to power down your modern mobile devices and boot up your connection to the past.