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Image Above: Helen Miller Martin, Drum Major LSHS, c. 1939


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 Younger’s 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 Smith’s 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




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