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Image Above: KC American Royal Parade, c. late 1930s

THE HSLS believes it is important to "get connected" to the past. Feel free to learn more about Historic Lee's Summit and the surrounding area by exploring the links provided below. Feel free to contact HSLS if you have a link of interest you would like to share with others.

New Deal/WPA Art in Missouri
Explore this concise overview of Missouri WPA art.
"New Deal Post Office Murals" Read Patricia Raynor's insightful article about New Deal Post Office Murals.
L. S. Historic Preservation Commission Organization dedicated to the preservation of historic Lee's Summit.
Historic Longview Mansion
This link offers an overview of the historic Longview Mansion, now an excellent site to host a wedding or other special event.
R. A. Long Historical Society
The R. A. Long Historical Society is "dedicated to preserving the legacy of R. A. Long and his family through projects which educate with integrity and truth."
St. Paul's Episcopal Church An excellent example of Prairie Gothic architecture (1884), St. Paul's is listed in the National Historic Registry.
"Find a Grave" Learn about the many famous (and infamous) people buried in the Lee's Summit Historic Cemetery. Grave sites include those of Wm. Cowherd Strother and the Cole Younger Brothers.
Lee's Summit Historical Cemetery History Downloadable walking tour description, cemetery symbolism, and more!
Missouri Preservation Visit the site of the Missouri Alliance for Historic Preservation.
Metheny Music Foundation The Metheny Music Foundation supports the rich musical heritage of the city of Lee's Summit, the state of Missouri, and the surrounding Midwest.
National Trust for Historic Preservation The National Trust is devoted to preserving the history and heritage of the U. S.
MO/KS Border War Network "Connecting the places, events, and stories of Western Missouri and Eastern Kansas during 'Bleeding Kansas' and the American Civil War - circa 1850s - 1860s"


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