10/17/2013

Celebrate Christmas 1922 at the 1855 Harris-Kearney House Museum

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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Travel Back In Time By Candlelight To Christmas 1922

Celebrate Christmas Eve in 1922 Westport on November 29. From 6 to 9 p.m. at the 1855 Harris-Kearney House Museum, prominent residents from Westport and Kansas City history will gather to celebrate the holiday and give thanks for the successful events of that year. This family-friendly event will include a tour of the gaily decorated mansion by candlelight, a visit with Julia Kearney Wornall, Joan Crawford, Walt Disney, and other friends. Make a Christmas decoration, enjoy period games, and much more. Tours begin every 15 minutes and refreshments will be served. Call (816) 561-1821 for more information, or to make reservations. Admission is $8.00 for adults and $5.00 for students. Cash only, please. Children under 5 are admitted free. 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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