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Kansas Historical Marker

Lecompton Capital Of Kansas Territory

Kansas State Historical Marker
Douglas County
Douglas County
US-40 south of Lecompton
Kansas Turnpike service area

      In 1855 the new town of Lecompton was named the capital of Kansas Territory. President James Buchanan appointed a governor and officials to establish government offices in Lecompton, and construction began on an elegant capitol building. (2 locations)