313 W Pacific Street, Independence Missouri 64050
From 1864 to 1870, this was the home of Missouri artist George Caleb Bingham and his wife. The 22-room mansion and 19-acre estate were purchased in 1879 by the Waggoner family. The house, built in 1855, was extensively remodeled in the 1890s and has been restored to that period.
Other History nearby:
(Independence) 1827 Log Courthouse
(Lexington) 1830s Log House Museum
(Atchison) Amelia Earhart Birthplace
(Smithville) American Angus Hall of Fame
(Kansas City) Arabia Steamboat Museum
(Atchison) Atchison County Courthouse
05/21 Coming to The Independence area
Heart of America Shakespeare Festival Kansas City MO June18-July7 The Heart of America Shakespeare Festival is set under the stars in South Moreland Park near Nelson Atkins Museum of Art. It is a perfect way to spend a summer evening with family and friends. They have several programs to study and explore such as Speaker's Bureau and Poster and Sonnet Contest. The faculty includes theatre professionals, actors, and educators experienced in performing and teaching Shakespeare. Many of the instructors are veterans of festival productions.
Greater Kansas Citry Japan Festival Kansas City MO October6 Cekebrating the cultural of Japan.