Thursday, April 12, 2012

Even More KC-Stuff to See-- Part 2

These first two of special interest to us Roadies.

NATIONAL FRED HARVEY MUSEUM-- Leavenworth, Ks-- Fred Harvey created the world's first chain of restaurants and hotels (called Harvey Houses) in association with the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad. After restoration, the museum will preserve the Harvey family residence. (firstcitymuseums.org)

NATIONAL FRONTIER TRAILS MUSEUM-- Independence, Mo.-- Experience the history of trails and personal trials of the Oregon and Santa Fe trails.

NATIONAL WORLD WAR I MUSEUM AT LIBERTY MEMORIAL-- This is the main U.S. memorial to the War to End All Wars even though there is a movement to make one on the National mall in DC.

NEGRO LEAGUE BASEBALL MUSEUM-- Kansas City-- Recreates the looks, feel and sounds of the old Negro leagues from their origin after the Civil War to demise in the 1960s.

UNION STATION KANSAS CITY-- Restored 1914 train station

1950s ALL-ELECTRIC HOUSE-- Shawnee, Ks.--

More to Come. --RoadDog

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