Shawnee Mission, KS

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Historical Sites around Shawnee Mission, KS

3616 Belleview, Kansas City, MO
Thomas Hart Benton's life is present in both his home and his paintings, and both are preserved at Thomas Hart Benton Home and Studio State Histori... Read More
26600 Park Road North, Lawson, MO
Stepping on to the grounds of Watkins Woolen Mill State Historic Site is like stepping into 19th century pastorale. Many of the buildings... Read More
4837 NW County Road, Butler, MO
The Battle of Island Mound marked the first time that African-American troops were engaged in Civil War combat, nearly a year before the battle dep... Read More
1101 Deleware, Lexington, MO
People called Oliver Anderson’s house “the best arranged dwelling house west of St. Louis.” But it became more famous a... Read More
211 West First Street, Higginsville, MO
Step on to the peaceful grounds of Confederate Memorial State Historic Site and experience where the last voices of the “Lost Cause” li... Read More
1515 SE Monroe Street, Topeka, KS
The story of Brown v. Board of Education, which ended legal segregation in public schools, is one of hope and courage. When the people agreed to be... Read More
Hwy. C, Walker, MO
The quiet and peaceful hilltop scenery at Osage Village State Historic Site only hints at the presence of a village that once housed between 2,000 ... Read More
Old Fort Boulevard, Fort Scott, KS
Promises made and broken! A town attacked at dawn! Thousands made homeless by war! Soldiers fighting settlers! Each of these stories is a link in t... Read More
19349 Bothwell State Park Road, Sedalia, MO
With a commanding view from atop a bluff, Bothwell Lodge State Historic Site is one of the best representations of early 20th Century sen... Read More
1009 Truman, Lamar, MO
See where “The Buck” started at Harry S Truman Birthplace State Historic Site. Visitors can view the small frame house where the future... Read More
16957 Dart Road, Laclede, MO
Locust Creek Covered Bridge, built in 1868, once housed the nation's first transcontinental road, Route 8. Today, it is the longest of Missouri's&n... Read More
Route AA, Nelson, MO
Sappington Cemetery State Historic Site houses the grave of a prominent area doctor, Dr. John Sappington, along with two Missouri governors. Gov. M... Read More
1100 Pershing Dr., Laclede, MO
Explore a piece of America’s military history at Gen. John J. Pershing Boyhood Home State Historic Site and learn about the experiences that ... Read More
39521 Visitor Center Drive, Arrow Rock, MO
Stroll through the history of a once-bustling river town that's now the serene village of Arrow Rock. You'll walk streets lined with the architectu... Read More
Hwy. 187, Arrow Rock, MO
After a short hike, visitors to Boone’s Lick State Historic Site can see the remnants of one of Missouri’s first and most imp... Read More
Chestnut Street, Carthage, MO
The Battle of Carthage was the earliest full-scale battle of the Civil War, preceding Bull Run by 11 days. Battle of Carthage State Historic Site c... Read More
7850 N. State Hwy. V, Ash Grove, MO
Nathan Boone was a genuine Missouri icon – a hunter, soldier, surveyor, and businessman. Boone carried his father’s name – he was... Read More
2600 Arbor Avenue, Nebraska City, NE
This beautiful estate in Nebraska City was home to J. Sterling Morton, founder of Arbor Day. From its beginning in 1855 as a four-room frame house,... Read More
South Providence Road, Columbia, MO
The hustle and bustle of nearby Providence Road in Columbia belie the peace and serenity of Jewell Cemetery State Historic Site. The shady tree-fil... Read More
63788 - 567th Lane, Lewis, IA
On February 17, 2006 Gale A. Norton, Secretary of the Interior, announced that the Rev. George B. Hitchcock House has been designated as a National... Read More
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