2023 Bleeding Kansas Program Series

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The Bleeding Kansas Program Series for 2023 will begin on January 29 with new programs every Sunday through March 5th.  Programs begin promptly at 2 pm. The programs will be held at The Constitution Hall State Historic Site located in downtown, Lecompton, 319 Elmore St.  The suggested donation is $5 per adult for each program. The series includes talks and … Read More

Dr. Christian McWhirter to Speak in Lecompton Dec. 3, 2022

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The Lecompton Historical Society is pleased that noted Lincoln scholar, Dr. Christian McWhirter, will speak at the Territorial Capital Museum on Saturday, Dec. 3 at 11 am. Dr. McWhirter is a historian at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum in Springfield, Illinois.  During a visit to the Library and Museum in Springfield this summer, Paul Bahnmaier, Lecompton Historical Society … Read More

40th Anniversary Celebration at Territorial Capital Museum

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Come Join Us in the 40th Anniversary Celebration of the Territorial Capital Museum in Historic Lecompton   On June 11, 2022, from noon until 4pm, several events are scheduled at the Territorial Capital Museum and the neighboring Lecompton Pride Building to celebrate the Museum and its role in telling the history of Lecompton, the Territorial Capital. The museum will be … Read More

2021 Christmas Tree exhibit begins Nov. 1st

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Enjoy the 2021 Christmas tree exhibit featuring Victorian, antique, and themed ornaments and décor from the past! All of the trees are inside the Territorial Capital Museum. Featured are feather trees from Europe, silver aluminum trees popular in the US in the 1950’s and 60’s, flocked artificial trees, miniature trees, ceramic trees, barbed wire trees, drift wood trees and many, … Read More

16th Annual Christmas Tree Display

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Come enjoy the holiday magic of our annual Christmas Tree display from October 15 through January 1, 2020. 170 trees adorned with antique, vintage and themed ornaments and garland fill the Territorial Capital Museum. While in our quaint town, enjoy our eateries and local businesses. Special hours during the holiday season are Monday through Saturday from 10am – 4pm and … Read More

Quilts on Display

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In preparation for a private event, we have moved and unfolded our beautiful quilts and are displaying them in the chapel at the Territorial Capital Museum. Some of these quilts are from the territorial period in Kansas as well as early statehood. Each quilt is tagged with the date and the quilters information . We will move them back into … Read More

Bleeding Kansas 2019 Program Series Announced

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Bleeding Kansas 2019 Program Series Announced

Bleeding Kansas 2019 Program Series Announced Constitution Hall State Historic Site, Historic Lecompton, 2pm Sundays. Suggested donation $3 per adult. A series of talks and dramatic interpretations on the violent territorial and civil was of Kansas and the nation, 1854-1865.