OVERLAND PARK HISTORICAL SOCIETY
Founded September 30, 1994.
The mission of the Overland Park Historical Society is to collect, preserve, research, exhibit, and educate the public about the history of the region of Overland Park, Kansas, and the surrounding area from prehistoric times to the present. The Society focuses on publishing documents and videos as well as providing historical information and programs.
In September 1998 it began its occupancy of the Strang Carriage House. The City of Overland Park renovated the building, and members of the Overland Park Historical Society raised money and donated many hours of labor to finish and furnish the interior. The limestone structure, built ca. 1910 housed the personal vehicles and chauffeur of William Strang, the founder of Overland Park. It is staffed by volunteers at scheduled hours.
Members of The Board of Directors are nominated from and elected by the general membership. The Board of Directors elects the society’s officers from the membership of the Board of Directors. We thank all of our dedicated volunteers!
2018 Board of Directors Committee Chairs:
President: Brad Moore Acquisitions: Florent Wagner
1st Vice President: Lisa Foitle Book Club: Pat Crabtree
2nd Vice President: Florent Wagner Club Communications: Twila Alvarez
Recording Secretary: Tiffany Basinger Directory: David Comer
Corresponding Secretary: Alice Hawke Education: Florent Wagner
Treasurer: David Comer Fundraising: Tiffany Bassinger
Directors: Michael Chafin, Pat Crabtree,
Molly Hutson, Phil Griffin, Marla Harper,
Peggy Lee, Roger Peugeot, Debbi Roy,
Dan Sieben Grants: Florent Wagner
Heritage Center: Brad Moore
Historic Resources: Linda Hanson
Newsletter/Photography: Brad Moore
Programs: Florent Wagner
Publicity/Social Media: Brad Moore
Real Estate: David Comer
Social: Tiffany Bassinger/Alice Hawk
Telephone: Lisa Foitle
Need to contact us? Our email is email@example.com
Overland Park Historical Society 7319 West 79th Street, Overland Park, KS 66204 913.381.8867