In 1857, Lecompton went from being known as the Proslavery Capital to the Free State Capital of the Kansas Territory with the defeat of the Proslavery Party by Kansas voters. Victorious Free State legislators triumphantly march into Lecompton, accompanied by a raucous free state mob, to celebrate their victory at Constitution Hall with a special session of the first Free … Read More
40th Anniversary Celebration at Territorial Capital Museum
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
Inventory Project Continues thanks to Kansas Humanities Council
We are working on a huge project at the Territorial Capital Museum!
Clarence H. Smith, WWI Vet and Long-time Lecompton Teacher
Veterans of WWI featured in a special exhibit at the Territorial Capital Museum.
Visit during Territorial Days!
Museums in Lecompton will have special events June 17th
Lecompton and World War One
Special exhibit June 17th – October 14th at the Territorial Capital Museum.
Lecompton High School History
Treasures of the Township by Monica Davis
One photo leads to a fabulous story…
Bald Eagle Rendezvous Sept 22-24
Go Back in Time at Lecompton’s Bald Eagle Rendezvous
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