Specialized subjects like The Battle of Westport, Elmwood Cemetery, The Pendergast Years, The History of Union Cemetery, The Kansas City Fire Department History, and The Orphan Trains are now available.
This year has marked a time of major changes in most aspects of the communications programs within NSDKC. These changes involve our quarterly newsletter and routine email announcements, the management of the member database, and the public relations efforts promoting the Outstanding Kansas Citian event.
A wonderful time was had at the Kauffman Studium Tour on July 13 with 54 members and guests enjoying great food and information about the Royals and their beautiful stadium. What a great home run to start this year’s OKC event.
In 1932, the Native Sons Society, later renamed The Native Sons and Daughters of Greater Kansas City, became the first historical association in our region created to preserve Kansas City’s past through the preservation of structures, artifacts and historic sites.
The doors to the Armour Chapel have been restored and are back in place. Harsh Kansas City weather is not the best for beautiful millwork of this type, but the doors have been preserved and protected for many years to come.
After monthly meetings which began last November, and many hours of work by members of the committee between meetings, a successful OKC event is now in the hands of each of us as members of The Native Sons and Daughters of Greater Kansas City.>>
The Wornall House Museums Community Service Committee (MWHM) has partnered with the Board of the Wornall-Majors House Museums this past year to return the tombstones of Alexander Majors’ grandparents to Kentucky.