Kaw Bark Lodge - ca. 1880 The Kansa/Kaw Tribe, are also known as "the wind people" The tribe originally lived along the lower Kansas River in villages consisting of conical-shaped lodges. The Kaw Tribe, formerly known as the Kansa (or Konza) at one time stretched over 20 million acres across northern Kansas into Nebraska and Missouri. In 1825, a treaty was signed by the Kanza Tribe in which the Tribe "agreed" to sell a large portion of its land base and relocated to a reservation near…

Kaw Bark Lodge - ca. 1880 The Kansa/Kaw Tribe, are also known as "the wind people" The tribe originally lived along the lower Kansas River in villages consisting of conical-shaped lodges. The Kaw Tribe, formerly known as the Kansa (or Konza) at one time stretched over 20 million acres across northern Kansas into Nebraska and Missouri. In 1825, a treaty was signed by the Kanza Tribe in which the Tribe "agreed" to sell a large portion of its land base and relocated to a reservation near…

The Chisholm Trail

While traveling to Oklahoma City from Lawton, we saw a historical marker that read "Chisholm Trail crossed here My young daughter thought it meant crossed the highway, & said, "Boy, it took them a long time to cross!

Castle Island - Kracht's Castle, Junction City Kansas How cool is this?!?! Built by a math teacher in his spare time. Astounding! I love this SOOOO much!

Castle Island - Kracht's Castle, Junction City Kansas How cool is this? Built by a math teacher in his spare time. I love this SOOOO much!

Topeka, July 13, 1951, has been called by some Black Friday. It was on this day that one of the most costly floods in Kansas’ history swept down the Kansas River valley into the Missouri River basin.

Topeka, July has been called by some Black Friday. It was on this day that one of the most costly floods in Kansas’ history swept down the Kansas River valley into the Missouri River basin.

Kansas City, Missouri The Castle was built in 1908 by Dr. Flavel B. Tiffany, Noted Oculist and Author. The architect is Clifton B. Sloan. It sits on top of the Cliff Drive bluffs over 500 feet above the level of the Missouri river.

Kansas City, Missouri The Castle was built in 1908 by Dr. Flavel B. Tiffany, Noted Oculist and Author. The architect is Clifton B. It sits on top of the Cliff Drive bluffs over 500 feet above the level of the Missouri river.

School from Little House on the Prairie - Independence, Kansas

School reconstruction, located near the site of the original house of "Little House on the Prairie" - Independence, Kansas

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