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Lecompton History

Brush up on local history in Lecompton
New Generation Society of Lawrence (NGSL members only)

Wed., May. 15, 2002, 10:00am
Location: Territorial Capital Museum, Lecompton
Join us for a chance to brush up on local history in nearby Lecompton. We will tour the Territorial Capital Museum, which holds the largest collection of historical maps in the United States. Following the tour, enjoy a production of Bleeding Kansas, recently presented for the Supreme Court Judges of Kansas. During lunch at the United Methodist Church, enjoy a piano selection on the 9-foot grand piano made in 1850. Following lunch, we will take a short tour of Constitution Hall and visit the chapel where the parents of Dwight D. Eisenhower were married.

Participants should make individual travel plans.

West on 6th Street to K-10 Hwy.
Right (north) on K-10 for 1.8 mi. (over I-70) to the intersection of K-10 and 1800 Road.
Left (west) on 1800 road for 2.4 mi. to junction of #1029 and 1800 Rd.
Right (north) on #1029 for 2.9 mi. into Lecompton.
Left (west) on Halderman Street.
Park by the Territorial Capital, a stone building on the right, where we will meet at 10:00 a.m. Driving time should be less that 30 minutes from Lawrence.

Programs may be attended by NGSL members only.
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