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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An Agricultural Century - New in 2015
Please join us on Saturday, August 29th for "An Agricultural Century" This is a NEW Event!
Discover Missouri’s rich heritage as an agricultural state as Missouri Town 1855 takes you on a 100 year agricultural journey. From ox teams in yoke to steam engines and gasoline powered tractors, experience the rapid evolution of farming in the Midwest during the late 19th and early 20th centuries.