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The 154th anniversary of the Battle of Black Jack will be celebrated Saturday east of Baldwin City. For the first time ever, there will be reenactments of the pre-Civil War battle.

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Battle of Black Jack reenactments set for Saturday

Around 50 times a year Thom Weik, Lawrence resident, steps outside his normal life in the 21st century and travels back 150 years to the time of the Civil War. Weik is a six-year veteran to Civil War re-enactments who travels all over the country to be a part of what he calls “living history.”

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