Excelsior Springs History Highlights

There were a lot of great things shared this week about Excelsior Springs’ in the past. These posts are always a favorite of the citizens to see Excelsior Springs throughout the years. See below for a featured video on Excelsior Springs’ history and snapshots of history shared throughout the week in the Excelsior Springs Area News, Events, and Daily Deals facebook group!


The Excelsior Springs Hospital shared a picture of downtown that¬†Sharon James mentioned in the comments looked to be in about the 1960’s. Terri Irons asked if there was a stoplight on Broadway and Vicki Bolin says she remembers there being one when she was in high school. It was also noted that this picture shows Mary’s Cafe on the north side of Broadway. Bob Campbell stated that it was his wife’s paternal grandparents, Baxter and Mary Love, who owned it! Notice the crosswalk is brick!

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The Excelsior Springs Museum & Archives posted about rejoining the mirror and mantel from the Morse Mansion that will be on display when the Museum opens from their Winter Break. The Morse Mansion was located where the Job Corps campus sits now. Great job to Darryl Couts, Earl Humphreys, and Mark Spohn, who all worked to rejoin the pieces together again!

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There were a couple more posts this week that reflected on Excelsior’s history:

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For more featured history of Excelsior Springs, you may enjoy these posts:

A Look Back at Excelsior Springs History

Tours Through the Hall of Waters and Museum

Hall of Waters Tour

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