- AN Historical Destination -

Hotels Nearby: 

Quality Inn & Suites
Kansas City I-70 East
4200 S Noland Rd, Independence, MO 64055
855-849-1513
This is about 2 miles away

Days Inn Independence
13712 E 42nd Terr. S, Independence, MO 64055
800-329-1992
This is about 2 miles away

My Place Hotel 
20105 E. Valley View Parkway, Independence, MO 64057
855-298-6368
This is about 8 miles away

donations

Contributors: 

Christine Macdonald
​Joanne Carlson (Ginger Rogers shoes, a letter, and more)

We are funding this project on donations from people interested in preserving this piece of history. We are also looking for donations to the museum including memoribilia and items Ginger wore or owned. For a $50 or more donation, a paver brick with your name or company name will be placed on the property. THANK YOU!

Special Project Sponsorships Available: 


Site Survey $1,500


Landscape Architect $1,500


Two benches for the exterior patio area $1,400 (with name plate)


Wood privacy fence $3,000


Metal 3' fence around the front and side of the house $3,500


Sidewalk from house to street $1,200


Sidewalks in front and side of the house $3,000


Repair the front porch $2,500


Exterior siding repair and painting of the house and trim $2,800


Construction of parking area $7,000


Construction of patio area $2,500


Please contact us for more information about how to be a special project sponsor. 


Benefactors:

Helen Padgitt

HearthMasters, Inc. (Lots of work on the house)

Gene Padgitt (Months of work on the house)

Donation Amount

All contributors will be listed on this website and at The Ginger House

$25 Donation  Thanks so much for your help in making this historical destination a reality. 


$50 Friend of Ginger Rogers Buy a Brick and we'll have your name engraved on it - the bricks will be used for the sidewalk and patio improvements on the site. Your brick will be a permanent addition to the project. 


$100 Supporter of the Ginger Project Buy two bricks and we'll have your name (s) engraved on it - the bricks will be used for the sidewalk and patio improvements on the site. Your brick will be a permanent addition to the project. Thank you! You get two paver bricks with up to 20 letters each.


$500  Ginger Fan:  You'll get five bricks with the names of your choice or whatever you would like to say on them, and an 8" x 10" photo of Ginger Rogers, and a listing on our website as a friend of the museum.  The bricks will be used for the sidewalk and patio improvements on the site. Your brick will be a permanent addition to the project.


$1,000 Contributor to the Museum A $1,000 donation:  Contributor level. You'll get a large clay tile or stone with your name and logo (if desired) up to five lines of wording included, Two 8" x 10" photos of Ginger Rogers and a listing on our website as a contributor.  the bricks will be used for the sidewalk and patio improvements on the site. Your brick will be a permanent addition to the project.


$10,000 Benefactor of the Museum A $10,000 donation or higher: Benefactor level. You will receive a large clay tile with your name and logo as a permanent fixture to the museum, All the perks at the $1,000 level, and you or your company will be listed as a benefactor with your name on a plaque to be added somewhere on the property (as allowed), and listed on our website as a benefactor. Plus you'll have free admission to this historic site and all special activities for life for up to four people.

Supporters:
​Vivian G. Miner

Tamie Dorsch

Independence Young Matrons

Friends:

Maria Christine

Donna Soetaert

Sherry Moore
​Tamie Dorsch

Gloria Fetter

Jamyi McLaughlin

Frank Kithcart

Terri Padgitt

Richard Soetaert

Alice Brink

Phillip Thomas

Alex Rescher

Mike Thompson

Lowell Crow

Vivian G Minor

Jennifer Krigbaum

Heather Forbush