MEMBERSHIP in the Historical Society of Lee's Summit is open to any interested individual. We have several membership levels to choose from with different benefits. All membership levels include a membership card, newsletters, access to all research documents, discounts in our gift shop and other special considerations. Please click here if you would like to obtain an application form.
Student $10 (elementary to graduate school, with ID)
Educator $20 (current and retired teachers, with ID)
The below members will receive additional benefits: invitations to special programs, promotions at events, and listed on the HSLS Web site and in various publications.
Graves/Hale Society $200
Dr. Pleasant Lea Society $500
William B. Howard Society $1,000 (includes additional benefits yet to be defined)
Contributors toward the below five-year commitment will also receive a limited edition framed print of a historic picture each year, be recognized at the museum, and be promoted in all literature in preparation for, during, and after the Sesquicentennial celebration.
Museum Patron $5,000 ($1,000 for 5 years)
Recognized estate gifts (both financial and historic artifacts of significance) by individuals, families, or companies will have permanent recognition at the museum as a special contributor.
Legacy Society (Estate Gifts)
All members are invited to membership meetings which are held the first Friday of every other even month. They are typically held at the museum at 6:30 pm.
As an IRS certified 501c3 nonprofit organization, any contribution to the Historical Society of Lee's Summit would be considered a tax deductible expense.