Wornall Majors House Museums

Wornall/Majors House Museums Staff


Kerrie Nichols
Executive Director

Born in Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia, Kerrie grew up in Independence, MO. Kerrie holds a BS in Horticulture from Missouri State University. She is pleased to bring her horticulture experience to the Museums, which host an annual Herb Cocktail Party and Herb & Wildflower Sale, and a biennial Garden Tour. Kerrie has extensive experience in programming and non-profit management, most recently at the Arts and Recreation Foundation of Overland Park, Deanna Rose Children’s Farmstead and the Legacy for Parks Foundation.


Sarah Bader-King
Director of Public Programming and Events

Raised in Great Bend, KS, Sarah graduated from college at William Jewell College with a BA in Communications and English. While at Jewell, she gained an appreciation and love for the Kansas City area and its history and made this area her home. Sarah has a diverse background in non-profit management, education, and journalism, previously working at the International Relations Council, the Truman Scholarship Foundation, and the Great Bend Tribune. She also taught English in South Korea.


Lena White
Volunteer & Site Manager – Alexander Majors House

A native of Kansas City, Lena will graduate this summer with her BA in history from UMKC. Her interest in history has been lifelong; she is especially interested in ways historical events have shaped the present.

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Savannah Lore
Weekend Manager – John Wornall House

Savannah has a Master’s in Public History¬†from UMKC. Her area of study was women in the sciences in the 19th century; specifically, women in the mathematics department at the University of Kansas in the 1890s. She has previous archival experience from the Missouri S&T University Archives.

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Mason Lumpkins
Summer Camp Director

After a varied career as both a school resource officer and psychotherapist, Mason now shares his love of history as a living historian at historic sites and battlefields throughout the Midwest. During the summer he uses his combined experience to help campers experience life on the frontier through engaging lessons and hands-on activities. He holds advanced degrees in both psychology and theology.








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6115 Wornall Road
Kansas City, MO. 64113


The Alexander Majors House & Barn

8201 State Line Road
Kansas City, MO. 64114


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