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
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
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.
First Ever Free State Majority Legislature in Kansas
October 1857 in Lecompton, Kansas
The Lecompton Constitutional Convention
A quick history into the Lecompton Constitutional Convention, the writing of the Lecompton Constitution, and submission to Congress.
Early Lecompton area settler: Mary Ann Zinn McClanahan
She endured the hardships of settling in Kansas Territory.