History of Lee's Summit, 1865-2015
The Historical Society of Lee's Summit has published a book celebrating our rich history from its start as a small agricultural community to the award-winning city of today. This high-quality coffee table book contains over 200 pages with phots on every page and is available as a hard back or soft cover. Books can be purchased at Cameron's Home Furnishings, the HSLS Museum, via mail, or just give us a call.
April 1 End winter hours, return to Thurs. and Fri. 10-2 and Sat. 10-4 in museum
April 7, 6:30 pm General membership meeting: Guest Speaker Michael Monaco, a well-known historian and living history presenter, will present on Cole Youngers time in prison and the anguish his family went through trying to get Cole and brothers home during those years.
April 8 Special exhibit of HSLS member and museum volunteer Anne Smiths hand painted eggs to honor the Easter season. The exhibit will be at the museum also on Good Friday, April 14 and Saturday April 15
April 27, 7 pm. Trivia Contest and Fundraiser for HSLS at the VFW Hall, 329 SE Douglas. (registration begins at 6:15 pm)
May 6 Old Homes Tour in LS
May 14, 2 - 4 pm Rock Island RR Graves Hale Award presentation with Historic Preservation Commission and Two Year Anniversary Open House at History Museum
June 1 - 3 Museum Closed, Downtown Days Festival
June 9, 6:30 pm - General membership meeting: Guest Speaker Phil Dixon, author and expert on the KC Monarchs. He will speak on the Monarchs and other Negro teams.
June Quilt Show
July 22 Vintage baseball game fundraiser near Longview College
August 4, 6:30 pm General membership meeting
September 21 - 23 Museum closed for Oktoberfest
October 13, 6:30 pm General membership meeting at museum
October 21 Haunted Tour
October 25 Celebrity Roast in the Aspen Room at the New Stanley
November American Girl Tea
November 23 Museum closed for Thanksgiving.
November & December Santa at Museum
December 1, 6:30 pm Potluck dinner/meeting