Join WHS

Become A Member of The Westport Historical Society!  Join with us in preserving the history and artifacts of the original town of OLD WESTPORT!

Your membership renewal or your first membership is important to the history of Westport and early Kansas City preservation and education efforts, the 1855 Harris Kearney House Museum, and Westport Historical Society.We, as your board of directors, have included for this year some exciting benefits to your membership. We hope that you will review the following information and assist us in our continued efforts. We encourage you even to consider increasing your membership level.  We do not want you to miss these exciting events, exhibits, and forthcoming announcements at Kansas City’s oldest remaining brick residence.

WHS Membership offers:

  • Dinner meetings featuring programs of historical interest.

  • The Westporter, the Society’s publication of history, news, and reviews.

  • Free tours of the Harris-Kearney House.

  • Ten percent discount on our gift shop items.

  • Invitations to special events and educational programs.

  • Participation in historic preservation projects in Kansas City

  • Research in our library and archives.

Annual Membership Options

Click to Download The Membership Form 

Choose one of two payment methods:

1) Online below 

2) Surface mail check to "Westport Historical Society"

with the Membership Form 

INDIVIDUAL Membership $40

  • Copy of Westporter Newsletter

  • Copy of monthly Mansion House News

  • Invitation to events & exhibits

  • FREE Harris-Kearney House Admission (1)

  • 5% Discount in Gift Store

FAMILY

Membership $50

  • Copy of Westporter Newsletter

  • Copy of monthly Mansion House News

  • Invitation to events & exhibits

  • FREE Harris-Kearney House Admission (4)

  • 10% Discount in Gift Store

PATRON

Membership $125

  • Copy of Westporter Newsletter

  • Copy of monthly Mansion House News

  • Special Invite to receptions/events/exhibits

  • FREE Harris-Kearney House Admission (4)

  • 20% Discount in Gift Store

  • Recognition in quarterly Westporter Newsletter and website

 

2020 PATRONS

 

James & Judith Budde

David W. Jackson

Midwest Genealogy Center

Sharon Smart

Mr. and Mrs. Dan Smith

Business

Membership $150

Sponsor

Membership $300

LIFETIME

Membership $800*

  • Copy of Westporter Newsletter

  • Copy of monthly Mansion House News

  • Special Invite to receptions/events/exhibits

  • FREE Harris-Kearney House Admission (6)

  • 20% Discount in Gift Store

  • Business Listing on WHS Website, quarterly Westporter Newsletter & monthly Mansion House News

  • Hosting of an Event at the Harris-Kearney House

  • Copy of Westporter Newsletter

  • Copy of monthly Mansion House News

  • Special Invite to receptions/events/exhibits

  • FREE Harris-Kearney House Admission (6)

  • 20% Discount in Gift Store

  • Sponsor Listing on WHS Website & Newsletter

  • Sponsor a WHS artifact on website

  • Host an Event at the Harris-Kearney House

  • Copy of Westporter Newsletter

  • Copy of monthly Mansion House News

  • Special Invite to receptions/events/exhibits

  • FREE Harris-Kearney House Admission (2) for life

  • 25% Discount in Gift Store

  • Lifetime Listing on WHS Website & quarterly Westporter Newsletter

  • Sponsor 2 WHS artifacts on website

  • Host an Event at the Harris-Kearney House

  • NEVER EXPIRES

* $800 can be paid at one time or split over 2 years into (2) $400 payments.  Please select payment of choice below.

FULL $800

2020 BUSINESS

      MEMBERS

support these local businesses

AC Hotels Marriott

Beer Kitchen

Char Bar

Harpo's

Kelly's

Mickey's Hideaway

Pryde's

Spooks

2020 SPONSORS

Westport Land & Mgt., LLC

HALF $400

OUR LIFE MEMBERS

BEER KC Restaurants:

     Char Bar / Beer Kitchen

Mayor and Mrs. Richard Berkley

Ann Creveling

Ann Duer

Jim and Caren Hall

Cynthia Higgins

Marty and Terry Jarvis

Kelly's Westport Inn

Collins, Westphal & Kelpe, Inc.

Crosby Kemper, III (Honorary)

Dorine Lowell

Olga Marr (Honorary)

Patricia Cleary Miller

Steve and Marianne Noll

Allin & Donna Phister

L. Thorton & Erin Phister

Thomas Platt

Ray & Sandy Sutton

Torosian Foundation / Jean Kiene

Cooper Weeks

Doris Yonker

Hours of Operation

During open season, The 1855 Harris-Kearney House is open Fri and Sat from 1-5pm. Other days and business hours are by appointment, including January and February when the House is closed for winter. We open March 6, 2020.

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

Contact Us
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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