Lecompton Explorations |
Cemetery census of burials in Lecompton and Kanwaka Townships in Douglas County, Kansas includes names of the deceased' spouse and parents where possible.
City Jail circa 1892-1902. All the Comforts of Home!
Finalist for 8 Wonders of Kansas History! See the legislation chamber where The Lecompton Constitution was drafted-Where John Calhoun, James Lane, Sheriff Sam Jones and other famous and infamous movers and shakers of Kansas Territory walked from 1855-1861. Exhibits & Maps
1850's limestone cabin served as the first Democratic Headquarters. Seems "Dems" were either few or very crowded!
Talk about 9 Lives--From incomplete capitol building to Lane University to first Lecompton Rural High School to storage facility to abandoned ruin to restored three-floor museum "chock full"of memories and genealogy library. What's next for the grand old building?