There are a lot of interesting things about Lee’s Summit, MO, that you might not be aware of… Depending on where you live, you might not have ever heard of this neighborhood in the first place, it’s not the biggest town in MO, nor is it the most exciting place in the world, but it is a giant neighborhood with a small-town feel to it, then this is the sort of neighborhood where everyone acts like they are your neighbor.
There is a wealth of interesting history to the area, as well, including a few famous names from history, have you ever heard of the James-Younger Gang in the outdated west? Jesse James ran the gang, but four of the Younger Brothers backed him up, and that family is from Lee’s Summit, but on a more positive note, legendary Jazz musician Pat Methany also hails from Lee’s Summit! There is one other thing you might not know about this area, and that is the cannabis crops grown here are spectacular, however for such a quiet and unassuming neighborhood you would never know that Lee’s Summit is household to some of the finest, tastiest marijuana strains in the nation, as a play off local history, one of the Lee’s Summit cannabis dispensaries sell a special hybrid they call the James-Younger Strain, a sativa that packs quite a punch! Most of the local budtenders don’t understand the rich lore of history here in Lee’s Summit, so usually when I drop by the cannabis dispensary I provide them an earful about the past in this community.