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List of Kansas landmarks

Below is a list of Kansas landmarks. This list includes various landmarks in the state of Kansas.

Homes

Museums

Historical

  • Abilene is the ending point of the Chisholm Trail where the cattle driven from Texas were loaded onto rail cars.
  • Constitution Hall in Lecompton is the building where the Kansas Territorial Government convened and drafted the pro-slavery Lecompton Constitution of 1857.[3]
  • Constitution Hall in Topeka is the building where the Kansas Free State Government in the Kansas Territorial era convened and drafted the anti-slavery Topeka Constitution of 1855.
  • The Sunflower Army Ammunition Plant in De Soto opened in 1942 to manufacture gunpowder and munitions propellants for World War II. The closed plant sits on over 9000 acres (36 km²) of land which was made up of more than 100 farms.
  • The Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics houses the largest collection of papers for a politician other than a president. The institute is located in Lawrence, on the campus of the University of Kansas.[4]
  • The Boot Hill Museum in Dodge City features Old West memorabilia and history.
  • The Dalton Defenders Museum, located in Coffeyville, commemorates the townspeople who died defending the town against the Dalton Gang, who unsuccessfully attempted to rob two Coffeyville banks simultaneously on October 5, 1892.
  • Concordia is home of the historic Brown Grand Theatre and Camp Concordia, a World War II Prisoner of war camp.

Halls of Fame

Geological

Other

See also

References

  1. ^ Boyhood Home & Museum of Major General Frederick Funston
  2. ^ a b Sternberg Museum of Natural History
  3. ^ Historic Lecompton - Constitution Hall State Historic Site. Retrieved on 13 April 2007.
  4. ^ Rober J. Dole Institute of Politics. Retrieved on 13 April 2007.
  5. ^ Greyhound Hall of Fame
  6. ^ The National Teachers Hall of Fame - Quick Facts. Retrieved on 13 April 2007.
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