Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Wednesday, October 3, 1934

Daddy took Mother to the doctor for a hypo today.

Old Mill, Lee's Summit, MO c.
Old Mill - Lee's Summit, Missouri

Lee's Summit, Missouri was founded in 1865 by William B. Howard. Lee's Summit began as a bustling, entrepreneurial town because of its location on the Union Pacific Railroad. A Kentuckian, Howard established the first park in Lee's Summit, called Howard Park. It was used by the townspeople for all kinds of events, including the Lee's Summit Fair which eventually became the Jackson County Fair.  

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