Margaret Evelyn Whittemore
American (b. 1897)
Planter’s House, Leavenworth [Kansas], c. 1940
Lithograph with hand watercolor
9×7 IN.

One of the most historic old hostelries left in Kansas is the Planter's House in Leavenworth, built in 1855 to accomodate Southern gentry. It became a popular shopping place for the proslavery party in the territory and no known free soldiers were admitted as guests untill 1857

$ 250