Located in the historic district of Delaware Crossing on the Kansas River, Grinter Place State Historic Site features the home of Moses and Annie. The site features exhibits and furnishings from the days when the Grinter family traded with the Lenape Indians. It is the oldest house in Wyandotte County and was constructed in 1857. There are many things to learn and explore at the site. Listed below are a few of the reasons to visit the Grinter Place State Historic Site.
The John Brown statue is another memorial at Grinter Place State Historic Site. John Brown was an opponent of slavery and fought tirelessly to eradicate it from Kansas City. Built-in 1857, Grinter Place is one of the finest examples of Georgian Vernacular architecture in the city. The site was once owned by Moses Grinter, a pioneer settler of Kansas City and founder of the first ferry service across the Kansas River.
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