With $1.50 to his name at age 11, H.D. Lee’s merchandising career began as a young boy in search of an education, but quickly became one of America’s most beloved brands. On this self-guided free tour, you’ll go behind the scenes of the historic collection in Lee’s Heritage Hall to learn about the company’s 125+ year history, including the man behind the brand, the invention of the Union All and Whizit, the rise of Buddy Lee, popular garment lines created over the decades, and Lee’s ongoing commitment to quality, innovation, fit and fashion. Tour details: Tour must be booked through the Merriam Visitors Bureau at 913.403.8999 (please do not contact LEE directly); group size min: 10 / max: 25; minimum age 14+; tours are offered by a mutually agreed upon appointment time between 9:00a.m.-4:00p.m. Monday-Friday only; tour will last 45 minutes; no bus parking or unloading in front circle drive (vehicles can drop off passengers at the street curb and return vehicle to parking lot directly behind LEE); tour is mainly self-guided, however, school/fashion industry groups may request a guide by request upon booking.