Historic muzzleloader rendezvous near Republic this Saturday

Historical re-enactors and muzzleloaders are headed toward a rendezvous Saturday at the Pawnee Indian Museum State Historic Site near Republic.

From 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, the Republican Valley Muzzleloaders will host the rendezvous, which will include re-enactors portraying how trappers, traders and Native Americans interacted on the plains.

Cost to the rendezvous is free; however, admission to the museum is $5 for adults; $1 for students; Kansas Historical Foundation members and children 5 and younger are admitted free of charge.

The Pawnee Indian Museum is eight miles north of U.S. 36 on K-266 near Republic.