Wornall Majors House Museums

Events

Apr
16
Thu
Victorians Uncovered – Deadly Remedies: Toxic & Harmful Victorian Medical Practices @ Alexander Majors Barn
Apr 16 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

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Event two in our three part educational happy hour series featuring the surprising lives of Victorians and little-known secrets of Victorian society.

When it came to Victorian medical treatment, many remedies were useless at best and dangerous at worst. From mercury to tobacco, these “medicines” could be downright deadly.

With Dr. Michael Monaco, MD at the UMKC School of Medicine, Kansas City Chiefs team physician, and Civil War medicine expert.

$15 per event or $40 for all three events. (Wornall/Majors member price $10)
Ticket includes lecture, two drink tickets, and light snacks.

May
14
Thu
Victorians Uncovered – Dueling Feasts: Cuisine of Emerging Kansas City Society @ Alexander Majors Barn
May 14 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

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Event three in our three part educational happy hour series featuring the surprising lives of Victorians and little-known secrets of Victorian society.

Two elite groups emerged in early Kansas City society – the French Creole and Southerners who settled Westport. Food tells us about the attitudes and values of both groups – and which one ultimately predominated.

With Dr. Andrea Broomfield, professor of English at Johnson County Community College and author of “Food and Cooking in Victorian England: A History” and “Kansas City: A Food Biography.”

$15 per event or $40 for all three events. (Wornall/Majors member price $10)
Ticket includes lecture, two drink tickets, and light snacks.

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The John Wornall House

6115 Wornall Road
Kansas City, MO. 64113

816.444.1858

The Alexander Majors House & Barn

8201 State Line Road
Kansas City, MO. 64114

816.444.1858

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