The Friends of Missouri Town 1855 is a non-profit organization made up of over 150 volunteers to support the "Missouri Town 1855" living history museum.
The site is managed by the Jackson County Parks and Recreation Historic Sites Division. You may become a member for $12/yr. Please fill out the form on the Membership page.
Our organization helps provide period appropriate workshops, events, music, contra-dancing, and interpretive narravites for cooking, carpentry, gardening, blacksmithing, and fiber crafts.
Missouri Town itself is located on a 65 acre plot in Fleming park located in Eastern Jackson County, Missouri. It consists of 25 period appropriate structures and is actively supported throughout the year by volunteers.
To learn more, please browse our website by clicking on the pages at the top.
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Independence Day Celebration
Please join us on Saturday, July 4th for the Independence Day Event.
Experience Independence Day in the 1850’s at this historic antebellum village. The Missouri Town 1855 celebration provides the perfect setting for a fun-filled day of activities. Highlight your day when you join in our July Fourth Parade along the village streets!