Restoration & Renovation

Summer Wheat’s JewelHouse

James Turrell’s Skyspace

Ed Dwight’s Weathervane

Restorative Practices

Octave Chanute

The Kansas City Museum offers the following links to resources where you can learn more about the people, places, and events featured in Cultural Confluences: Rivers to 1970s, The Freedom’s Frontier National Heritage Area Gallery. We will update and add resources periodically.

National Park Service: Octave Chanute (U.S. National Park Service) (

National Air and Space Museum of the Smithsonian: Octave Chanute Papers | National Air and Space Museum (

KCUR article from May 3, 2016: Meet Octave Chanute, The Sleeper Celebrity Who Made The Hannibal Bridge | KCUR – Kansas City news and NPR

Kansas City Public Library: The Hannibal Bridge: Keeping it “Rail” since 1869 | KC History


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