10/17/2013

Celebrate Christmas 1922 by candlelight at a Holiday Speakeasy

Westport Historical Society News Release

October 17, 2013

Contact: Jennifer McKeithen, Executive Director - (816) 561-1821
4000 Baltimore, Kansas City, MO 64111
www.westporthistorical.com
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Gangsters and Flappers Are Coming To Westport This Holiday Season

The annual 1855 Harris-Kearney House Museum Holiday Candlelight Tour is back with a new twist on November 30. This year’s theme is Christmas Eve 1922, and the prominent residents of Kansas City will be gathering at a secret Speakeasy in Westport from 6 to 9 p.m. Make friends with Tom Pendergast, Julia Kearney Wornall, Walt Disney, the Mayor, the Police Chief, and other guests for a personal invitation to their Holiday Speakeasy. Adults 16+ only. Tours will begin every 15 minutes. Price of admittance is $10, and will include a candlelight tour, mocktails, refreshments, and a small stack of fun chips. Additional fun chips will be available for purchase. Cash only, please. Call (816) 561-1821 for more information, or to make reservations. Discount tickets are available for Westport Historical Society members and the military.

About the 1855 Harris-Kearney House Museum and the Westport Historical Society 

Located at 4000 Baltimore, in Kansas City, MO, the 1855 Harris-Kearney House is the oldest remaining residence in Kansas City. The house was built by the Harris family in 1855, and is now a museum owned and operated by the Westport Historical Society. The WHS was founded in 1956 to promote, preserve, and foster public interest in the significant history of Westport, Missouri, the Town of Kansas, and Missouri, as well as their founders.

The 1855 Harris-Kearney House Museum is open for tours Wednesday-Saturday, from 1-5pm. For more information, visit our website, www.westporthistorical.com. Contact us at (816) 561-1821, westporthistorical@gmail.com, or find us on Facebook.

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