I made a promise when I spent countless hours researching the history of Sauer Castle that I wasn’t going to continue to let this property fall by the wayside.
Reproducing the Declaration of Independence has had its challenges; Grandview displays latest “most accurate” version
A Declaration of Independence party is planned for Friday, July 2, at Grandview City Hall, 1200 Main St., from noon to 2 pm.
Newspaper advertisements boasted of the healing waters, stating “Go to Excelsior Springs and be cured” because “its location is unusually healthy and free from malaria.”
Kansas City was certainly lucky that a calmer Gill was mayor at the time. At 5’8” tall, his ability to resolve conflicts – nonviolently and reasonably- earned him the nickname as “the little giant of the 3rd Ward.”
Despite receiving death threats, being abducted, and having a lynch mob form during a service, Pastor Anderson had the courage and convictions to continue to preach against slavery and lead other pastors to do the same.
Both made history, even though on the surface these men seem to have little in common minus their connection to two country clubs and the historic home in Overland Park at 6741 Mackey.
Right in the middle of Overland Park is a house which contains literally layers of history….a structure built by a Shawnee Indian Chief 20 years prior to Kansas statehood.
Starting in 1888, Fred Wolferman and his father joined forces to launch one of Kansas City’s finest food markets- a place where only the best was manufactured, served and delivered.