Citizens in Lee’s Summit will join individuals from across the country to celebrate National Preservation Month in May. In our community, the observance will include the following activities:
- May Preservation Month Proclamation will be presented to members of the Lee’s Summit Historic Preservation Commission and the Historical Society of Lee’s Summit by Lee’s Summit Mayor Randy Rhoads during the Thurs., May 4, Lee’s Summit City Council Meeting. The meeting begins at 6:15 p.m. in the Council Chambers of City Hall, 220 SE Green St., Lee’s Summit.
- See and learn the history behind Lee’s Summit residences included in the National Register Districts during the Historic Homes Walking Tour from 2 to 4 p.m. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sat., May 6. The tour will begin at 300 SE 5th Street and will be narrated by Lee’s Summit student volunteers. You can learn more details about these historic structures through the informational brochures being sold on the day of tour at 300 SE 5th St.
- **CANCELLED Strawberry Lawn Fete will be held on Sunday, May 14, from 2 to 4 p.m. in the Lee’s Summit History Museum, 220 SW Main in downtown Lee’s Summit. At this event, the Graves/Hale Preservation Award will be presented to the Rock Island Railroad Commission.
For more information, contact City of Lee’s Summit Planner Shannon McGuire at 816.969.1603.