Missouri

1960

Municipal Stadium

Kansas City Municipal Stadium was located at 2123 Brooklyn Avenue, Kansas City, Missouri.  If you are approaching from the north, you will drive past Arthur Bryant’s Barbeque before arriving at the intersection of Brooklyn and 22nd streets and the small park that memorializes the location of the old stadium.  To be honest; I was ready …

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Quindaro Townsite

There is very little remaining of the town of Quindaro, Kansas today.  A modern park shelter now sits atop the bluff that overlooks the riverfront ground that bustled with activity beginning in the late 1850s and continuing to the end of the 1800s and into the early 1900s.  Unfortunately, the once-bustling area is no longer …

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History of Lenexa

Check out my latest article in the January 28th edition of the JOCO Gazette.  This month’s article takes a look at the history of Lenexa, which was originally going to be called, “Bradshaw”. Check out the article via this link at the JOCO Gazette. Click on image to read captions