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Cemeteries of Lecompton

Cemetery census of burials in Lecompton and Kanwaka Townships in Douglas County, Kansas includes names of the deceased' spouse and parents where possible.

Comforts of Home City Jail

City Jail circa 1892-1902. All the Comforts of Home!

Constitution Hall

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

First Democratic Headquarters in Kansas Territory

1850's limestone cabin served as the first Democratic Headquarters. Seems "Dems" were either few or very crowded!

Territorial Capital (Lane Univ.) Museum

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?
contact info
Paul Bahnmaier, historic sites
P.0. Box 68
Lecompton, KS 66050
Phone: 785.887.6148 or 785.887.6275
Fax: 785.887.6148
Charlene Winter, tours
Box 68
Lecompton, KS 66050
Phone: 785.887.6285
Fax: 785.887.6148
Lecompton City Office
327 Elmore Street
Lecompton, KS 66050
Phone: 785.887.6407
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