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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<< NEXT EVENT: SHEEP SHEARING ON SATURDAY, MAY 7, 2016
Artisans will demonstrate the entire process of making wool from the shearing of the flock and washing of the fleece to carding, spinning, dyeing and weaving. Handcrafted fiber pieces are available for purchase.