Constitution Hall is a National Landmark and Kansas Historic Site built in 1856 to house the official Kansas Territorial government. It was the site of the writing of the Lecompton Const... Constitution Hall State Historic Site
This building was started with an appropriation of $50,000 from the United States Congress to be the capitol of the State of Kansas. Later, it was finished as Lane University and was the site of the wedding of the parents of President Eisenhower.
This stone building was the headquarters of the Democratic Party during the Kansas Territorial period (1854-61). The cabin was used during a time when Lecompton, known as "The Birthplace of the Kansas Democratic Party,"
1. Lecompton City Jail (1892)
Used into the 1920's as a jail. It is now located on private property.
2. Constitution Hall (1856)
One of the oldest wood-frame buildings in Kansas. Designated a National Historic Landmark in 1975. Dedicated as a museum in 1995.