Wornall House

7:47 am
Wed November 20, 2013

Alexander Majors House Shows Off Restored Piano

Dr. Bruce Prince-Joseph has a passion for vintage instruments, including this grand box piano in the Alexander Majors House collection.
Credit Laura Spencer / KCUR

The Alexander Majors House, a two-story white antebellum home, is a relic from the 1850's, and still stands at 82nd and State Line. It was built by one of the founders of the Pony Express, and it's tucked next to an office building, just north of Ward Parkway Shopping Center.

Inside the house, there’s historic furniture and fixtures, and also on the property, a blacksmith’s shop, carriages, and a barn – where, for now, there’s a newly restored piano. 

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Central Standard Friday
6:00 pm
Thu October 25, 2012

KC History: Wornall/Majors House Museums

The John Wornall House

You've driven past those historic houses in Kansas City, and no doubt they've piqued your curiosity.  What's inside?  Who once lived there?  And how do these places figure into our area's history?

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