History is all around us in Kansas City, Kansas, but downtown, in particular, is home to a number of historic sites and structures. From the earliest days of the Wyandot in Kansas City to midcentury architecture, this virtual tour of downtown will explore the stories behind some of the places we pass each day. Click the link below to download the pdf.

For more photos of historic Wyandotte County, visit the Kansas Room Digital Collections page or check out the following books:

Kansas City, Kansas by Joe H. Vaughan

The Historic Communities of Wyandotte County by Loren L. Taylor

Images from the History of Wyandotte High School by Craig Delich