Westport Historial Society News

October 1, 2019

The Westport Historical Society

                        and the

1855 Harris-Kearney House Museum

4000 Baltimore, Kansas City, Missouri

RECEPTION INVITATION

Please join us for a reception, on Saturday, October 12, 2019,...

Dolls are perhaps the oldest known toy. They are used in play, in rituals, in learning, and as collectibles. Since the 19th century, play as been encouraged for children to enrich their imaginations and prepare them for adulthood. Dolls reflect our dreams, ideas, and a...

April 24, 2019

WE NEED YOUR HELP!!! PLEASE VOLUNTEER!!!

The incredible WESTPORT ART FAIR is September 6, 7, and 8, 2019. This year’s event promises to be bigger and better than ever with some new exhibitors, new activities, and the second annual children’s area.  The Westport Historic...

April 24, 2019


Come meet S.P.O.O.KS Investigations from the new paranormal TV show "True Ghost Stories" as they present a look at "History Beyond the Paranormal Veil".


This is an  interactive class where you will learn about the cameras, instruments, and devices you see on TV as the...

September 19, 2018

JOIN US FOR KANSAS CITY’S FIRST INSTALLATION CEREMONY HONORING THE LIFE AND SACRIFICES OF HARRIET “HATTIE” DRISDOM KEARNEY.

Stopping Stones arts initiative is partnering with The Westport Historical Society and The 1855 Harris-Kearney House to recognize and celebrate an...

August 1, 2018

The R.CROSBY KEMPER III Award for Achievement in Historic Preservation, known as THE CROSBY, acknowledges continued accomplishments in the promotion and advancement of the National Historic Preservation goals with respect to cultural and natural heritage resources and...

August 1, 2018

WE NEED YOUR HELP!!! PLEASE VOLUNTEER!!!

The incredible WESTPORT ART FAIR is September 7, 8, and 9, 2018. This year’s event promises to be bigger and better than ever with some new exhibitors, new activities, and a new children’s area.  The Westport Historical Society i...

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Hours of Operation

During open season, The 1855 Harris-Kearney House is open Fri and Sat from 1-5pm, other days are by appointment. Tours of the 1855 Harris-Kearney House are available during business hours.

Private tours or group tours are available upon request and require a deposit or prepayment to hold the reservation. Please call 816-561-1821 to schedule.

Phone:

(816) 561-1821

 

Address:

4000 Baltimore

Kansas City, Missouri 64111

Email:

westporthistorical@gmail.com

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A Place in History

The Harris-Kearney House and Westport Historical Society are members of The Santa Fe Trail Association.  The Harris-Kearney House is a designated historic site on the Santa Fe, California, and Oregon Trails. Travelers along these trails would stop in "West Port" before heading off!   We make efforts to conserve the history of these trails for generations to come! 

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