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Mission Hills & Mission Woods, Kansas

Photos of Mission Hills & Mission Woods

Pembroke Lane postcard.

Historic Sites Nearby

  • Wolcott House - Map
  • First House in Mission Hills - Map

Read About Mission Hills & Mission Woods

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The Mission Hills area was developed by the J.C. Nichols Company and was platted in 1914 as an extension of residential development from the Missouri side of State Line. It later organized as the Mission Hills Home Company.1.

Located on a 40 acre home site of William McKenzie Johnson, son of the county's namesake, Rev. Thomas Johnson, Mission Hills bears a name reflecting its wooded environment and the missions established there in the early to mid-1800s by the Methodists. Baptists and Quakers. The area was developed by J.C. Nichols Company in the 1930s as part of the residential expansion across the state line.2.


Footnotes

  1. "Johnson County Cities Incorporation and Name Origins." Johnson County Sun, 27 July 1990.
  2. "Johnson County Cities Incorporation and Name Origins." Johnson County Sun, 27 July 1990.
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