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Welcome to the Lenexa Historical Society. We are a member based non-profit 501(c)3 organization founded in 1974 to encourage community involvement and dedicated to the appreciation, preservation, and promotion of Lenexa’s Historical Heritage. We accomplish this by hosting educational meetings, participating in community events and festivals, and bringing local history to Lenexa's schools through the City's "Learning About Lenexa" program. We also partner with the City of Lenexa regarding Lenexa's History Museum, The Legler Barn and Frisco Train Depot Museum Complex, which displays local area history and artifacts, engaging exhibits, and includes a local historical research library.

Please bookmark this page and visit us often. Scroll down for upcoming events, exhibits, and museum hours.

Upcoming LHS Events (see Events Calendar for more info):

LHS Annual Meeting:

Thursday, April 24, 2014, 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
At The Legler Barn Museum
14907 W 98th St. Pkwy. (in Sar-Ko-Par Trails Park)
Lenexa, Kansas ~ Corner of Lackman Road and 87th Street

  • Join us to hear about the 100th Anniversary of WWI
  • Guest Speaker: Al Ludwig, National World War I Museum
  • New "Rememberance" exhibit about WWI in Lenexa's History Musuem, the Legler Barn
  • Learn of LHS' 2014 Upcoming Activities
  • Who will receive the 2014 Haskin-Williams-Andrews LHS Spirit Award?
  • Dessert and drinks to be served.
  • Overflow & handicap accessibility on main level of Legler Barn Museum.
    This is a FREE event, all are welcome, bring a friend!

    Upcoming exhibits at Lenexa's History Museum, The Legler Barn:

  • New video kiosk featuring "Recorded History of Lenexa Citizens"