Current exhibits at the Leger Barn Museum:

The Great Lenexa Barbecue Battle - History of BBQ

BBQ Exhibit









Lenexa: Spinach Capital of the World

Spinach Exhibit










Santa Fe Trail Marker

Legler Barn Museum

This Stone Barn, built by Adam Legler in 1864, was orginally situated on the Santa Fe Trail at the corner of 95th and Quivira, Lenexa, Kansas. In 1983 it was reconstructed at its current location in Sar-Ko-Par Trails Park in Lenexa. Today the barn houses a museum operated by the Lenexa Historical Society. Guided tours are provided by staff and volunteers.
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Frisco Train Depot

Frisco Train Depot &
Strang Line Waiting Station

The 1912-1913 Frisco Train Depot was relocated to the Legler Barn Museum Complex in 1987 from its long-time home in old town.
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Kansas Symbols

Learn more about the many and varied state symbols of Kansas. continue reading...



Great Plains Nature Center

The Great Plains Nature Center (GPNC) is a nature education facility located at 6232 E. 29th Street North in northeast Wichita, Kansas. We are located one half mile south of Kansas Highway 96 at the northwest corner of the intersection of Woodlawn and 29th Street North. visit website...


Kansas Scenic Byways

Kansas has nine scenic byways, two of which are National Scenic Byways. In addition to being beautiful drives, the byways each have a fascinating history and an abundance of activities to enjoy.


If you were to travel all of Kansas you'd encounter 11 physiographic regions that represent an amazing variety in terrain, wildlife, and living styles. The Kansas Scenic Byways traverse eight of these regions. visit website...


Kansas Stories

A fantastic resource‚ÄĒcomplete with listings of online publications, historical markers, websites and more than 100 stories about Kansas history. visit website...



History KC

Have you ever been to a Lenexa Historical Society meeting and listened to Octave Chanute or Dwight D. Eisenhower? Well, our very own Bill Nicks, member and former Lenexa Parks Director, conducts a variety of historic first person re-enactments. Check out his website at: www.historykc.com