JoCoHistory
JoCoHistory

Leawood, Kansas

Nye family at hnew home.

Photos of Leawood

Historic Sites near Leawood

  • Voigts House - Map
  • Oxford School Map

Read About Leawood

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Did you know?

Leawood is named for its principal landowner, Oscar G. Lee, who purchased about 600 acres of land from 79th to 103rd street and from State Line to Belinder Road.1.

I-Lan Park is dedicated to Leawood's sister city, I-Lan, Taiwan and is located at 126th and Nall.2.


Footnotes

  1. "Historic Johnson County." Johnson County Herald, 3 September 1969, p. 7.
    Johnson County Guide (Fall/Winder 1995) p.131.
  2. "Construction of new Leawood parks nears completion." Johnson County Sun, 21 August 2003, p. 8C.
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