1 week ago
Wow! Can you believe this beautiful "Whimsical Christmas" basket, filled to the brim with fun items! It's on display now at the Museum (check out our new "Back to School" display in the Francis windows, too!). Raffle begins Monday at Card & Game Day and will continue through the Annual Dinner, when the winning ticket will be drawn. You won't need to be present to win, but we'd sure love to have you come and support us at our Annual Dinner on Nov. 7! ... See MoreSee Less
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3 weeks ago
Missouri trails, 1922 version.#OnThisDay in 1921, to commemorate Missouri’s first 100 years of statehood, Gov. Arthur M. Hyde signed the Centennial Road Law during a special legislative session, creating the first bipartisan State Highway Commission. The measure empowered the commission to locate, design, construct and maintain a statewide public highway system, the basis of which we still use today.
Pictured is a route map from the Missouri State Highway Commission’s 1922 Annual Report. ... See MoreSee Less
Special displays honoring the 50 year and 60 year classes of ESHS at the Museum now. Welcome all visiting alums -- lots of memories here at your local Museum! Museum is open 11-4, Tues-Sat. ... See MoreSee Less
The latest edition of the Museum's newsletter, "The Phunn," details the history of baseball in Excelsior Springs in the feature story, "Take Me Out to the Ball Game -- But Where?" Ever heard of McCarthy Park, old lady Reed's field, Mulesta Field, and more? If you are a member of the Museum, you'll get to read all about it in the new issue coming soon to members' mailboxes. Quarterly subscription comes with the Museum's $15 individual membership, which includes many other member perks besides supporting the Museum's general operations. Join now! (P.S. This early group of ES ballplayers look like they came to play! They may have done so in McCarthy Park....) ... See MoreSee Less