Become a Member, Volunteer, Donate, or Make a Memorial.  Thank you!

We would love for you to support us by becoming a member of the Lecompton Historical Society!

We also have an active volunteer team helping us from everything from giving educational tours, to helping with collections, to marketing, to maintenance.  Our volunteers ROCK—and make it possible for us to accomplish all that we do!

If you have artifacts or archival material that you would like to donate.  Let us know!  We collect material culture of significance to Lecompton history in particular.  Objects also may fall within the context of the history of Kansas, Lane University, Border Wars between Kansas and Missouri, the Civil War and to Bleeding Kansas in general.  Call: 785-887-6148.

If you would like to include the Lecompton Historical Society in your will, or have other donations in mind, please contact us and we will help you in your planning.

To make a memorial or a donation:

  • Check: make the check out to “Lecompton Historical Society” and send to Lecompton Historical Society, P.O. Box 68, Lecompton, Kansas 66050.  Please include a note with the check so that we can acknowledge your gift.
  • Credit Card: If you would like to make a donation by credit card, call the museum at 785-887-6148.
  • Online: if you would like to donate by PayPal online, enter the recipient email address historiclecompton (at) gmail.com on the PayPal website and it will go to us.  Please leave a note with your name, address, and phone number so that we can thank you!  We certainly appreciate your support!

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Volunteers working on the collection at the Territorial Capital Museum.

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Volunteers help us get ready for our huge Christmas celebration.  We start decorating in October to be ready on Nov. 1st with our antique and vintage decorations and over 120 Christmas trees with antique and vintage ornaments.

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Volunteers help us with reenacting and educational programs!