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

Scroll down for upcoming events, exhibits, and museum hours.


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

May 10th Historical Meeting at Plexpod
"TAKE A HIKE THROUGH HISTORY," by HENRY FORTUNATO

giving us a peek at the Indian Creek Trail interpretative signage project.

Tuesday, May 10, 2016 @ Plexpod's exquisite Event Space
(10000 Marshall Dr, corner of Pflumm Rd. & Marshall Dr./99th St, Lenexa, Kansas)
  • Speaker Henry Fortunato is a noted pedestrian that recently walked 450 miles across Kansas
  • Complimentary appetizers and desserts (featuring Nazareth Sweets and IBIS bakeries from Lenexa)
  • 6:30pm Gathering & Refreshments / 7:00pm Program & Speaker
  • FREE community event, public invited and everyone is welcome


  • NOW ON DISPLAY AT THE LEGLER BARN MUSEUM:
  • Lenexa -- City of Festivals"
  • New Video Kiosk - Historical Archive & Recorded History of Lenexa Citizens
    - History of The Great Lenexa BBQ Battle
    - Lenexa's Spinach Festival and Chili Challenge
    - Other Festivals and City events