Experience the holiday magic of Christmas when visiting Historic Lecompton. In the Territorial Capital Museum, visitors can see an indoor display of over 170 Christmas trees decorated in antique, Victorian, vintage and theme décor – including turn of the century- and WW II-era decorations. Among the many trees is a barb-wire tree, a feather tree, a Victorian Costume tree and many more unique decorations.
At the same time, visitors can also tour Constitution Hall, a National Landmark. Lecompton is the “Birthplace of the Civil War, Where Slavery Began to Die.” Lecompton has been named one of the “Best Small Towns in Kansas” by Kansas Magazine readers.
The display of trees and ornaments is offered from November 1 to January 1. The display and museum are open 10 am to 4 pm Monday through Saturday and 1 to 5 pm Sunday. A Christmas Vespers will be offered December 8 at 2pm.
Many interesting historical sites in the area can be seen on a walking tour, starting from the Territorial Capital. There are also unique shops and eateries in this quaint little town. For more information go to lecomptonkansas.com.