Blue Springs, Missouri, located nineteen miles east of downtown Kansas City, has a population of 52,575. Blue Springs has abundant recreation opportunities with 22 city parks, including Flemming Park which is home to Blue Springs Lake and Lake Jacomo. The school districts of Blue Springs, Lee’s Summit, and Grain Valley all serve the city of Blue Springs. The Blue Springs School District which serves most of the residents, has received a perfect score on the Annual Performance Report for twelve years in a row. The Blue Springs School District is one of only seven school districts in this state to have that many consecutive years of Distinction.
Missouri Town 1855 is located at 8010 E. Park Road in Blue Springs. It is a beautiful and historic town that truly takes the visitor back to life in the 1800's. Make sure you plan to spend a majority of your day here because it will take that long to explore this town that displays every aspect of life from the era. From the humble cottage to the larger plantation style home, it has something of interest for everyone. It includes a blacksmith shop, general store, school house, church, tavern, and much more! There are individuals on site who are dressed the part and interact with the guests to provide added insight to different aspects of the town. A day spent in this rustic town will truly provide an eye opening experience for everyone and it will definitely make a person thankful for all our modern day conveniences! Strolling down the main street of Missouri Town with all the period buildings and actors you will feel like you have stepped out of the hustle and bustle of modern living and traveled back to the past where you will surely have a blast. Come check it out today!