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


Wornall/Majors House Museums Staff

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Kerrie Nichols
Executive Director
director@wornallmajors.org

Born in Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia, Kerrie grew up in Independence, MO. Kerrie holds a BS in Horticulture from Missouri State University, a qualification that is surprisingly relevant at the Wornall/Majors House Museums, which hosts an annual Herb Cocktail Party and Herb & Wildflower Sale, and a biannual 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.

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Sarah Bader-King
Director of Public Programming and Events
programs@wornallmajors.org

Raised in Great Bend, KS, Sarah attended college at William Jewell College, where she gained an appreciation and love for the Kansas City area and its history. (John Wornall was one of the original trustees of William Jewell College!)

Sarah has a diverse background, previously working at the International Relations Council, the Truman Scholarship Foundation, and the Great Bend Tribune. She also taught English in South Korea.

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Leah Palmer
Volunteer Manager & Weekend Manager – Wornall House
administrator@wornallmajors.org

Leah received her Master’s in Public History at UMKC. Her work at the Houses is directly related to her research on emancipation, the topic of her master’s thesis. She has experience in museums and archives through her work at the Lee’s Summit Historical Society, the American Truck Historical Society, the Kansas City Chiefs Arrowhead Art Collection, and the National Archives Traveling Exhibit Service.

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Savannah Lore
Camp Director & Weekend Manager – Majors House

Savannah has a Master’s in Public History from UMKC. Her area of study is 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.

 

Wendy Nixon
Archives & Collections Intern

Wendy is working towards her master’s degree in history from the University of Central Missouri. No stranger to historic homes, Wendy once lived in an old plantation home in Atlanta that was in the process of being restored. She currently is working towards digitizing and expanding the Wornall archives.

 

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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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