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Shawnee Town 1929 is a museum that is a division of the City of Shawnee's Parks and Recreation Department. The Museum is currently undergoing an expansion that will allow visitors to experience a typical day in and around the 1920s farm community of Shawnee, Kansas, through authentic collections, exhibits, programs and events.

We look forward to your participation in one of the many new and exciting programs Shawnee Town 1929 has to offer. Call (913) 248-2360 or email shawneetown@cityofshawnee.org to register for our programs. Evening classes will meet at Town Hall, 11600 Johnson Drive and daytime classes will meet at the Visitor’s Center at 11501 W 57th Street.

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/Speakeasy Society Program - The Art Deco MovementSpeakeasy Society Program - The Art Deco Movement
March 29

07:00 pm to 08:30 pm

The 1920s was witness to one of the most admired art movements in modern history– Art Deco – which still influences design today. Learn about it and its influence on Kansas City’s built environment while sipping a Prohibition cocktail and sampling light, 1920s styled hors d’oeuvres. You’re welcome to come in your best 1920s glad rags! “Password” required, please phone for reservations and to get the password, (913) 248-2360 This event is free and open to the public! Event location: Shawnee Town Hall 11600 Johnson Drive Shawnee, KS 66203. >>more


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1920s Timeline
1920s Timeline

The place is Shawnee -- a small Kansas community of sloping farms, 3 churches, a general store, a brand new picture show palace, the soda fountain at Heaton’s and a Chevrolet dealership selling roadsters and jalopies.>>more

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