People who saw them approaching took shelter inside businesses and in alleyways, because this wasn’t just any religious cult – they were openly carrying guns.
Before we explore this shocking Adam God Riot on Kansas City’s streets, we need to take a closer look at how this religious sect developed and who was at the center of this horrific event.
It was common to believe that whatever one was doing at midnight followed you throughout the new year; thus, doing laundry was especially frowned upon and was considered unlucky.
That’s the thing about neighborhood hardware stores. They hold more than strange screws, nuts, bolts, paint and plumbing supplies. They hold a special place in the hearts of so many.
The enchanting story of Kline’s and its future fairy princess began when a St. Louis-based group of brothers opted to expand their operations to growing Kansas City.
To celebrate the upcoming Lifetime movie filmed in Weston, the town is featuring a “Tour Within a Tour.” Several local businesses and locations were used in the film, and the town has created a map of these locations.
The story of Linwood Pioneer Cemetery at 3600 W. 95th St. and those buried within its drastically shrunken grounds reveal the tenacity and vigor of Johnson County’s early settlers.
“Mr. B. had often asserted that when he should die he would return to convince his unbelieving friends of the truth of the hereafter as viewed from the Spiritualist standpoint.”
Newspaper accounts from 1876 were the first to mention the puzzling character known as Sands Hopkins – a man whose short, privileged life so often involved predicaments, partying and loaded pistols.