With its steep, grassy slopes, Post Rock Country resembles the Yorkshire countryside. Even after more than 100 years, miles and miles of stone fence posts still stand. Here is the original "home on the range," that inspired Dr. Brewster Higley to write one of the most lasting refrains and what came to be the state song of Kansas. In Post Rock Country, you'll unearth one surprise after another. You'll find the unexpected (and the unexplained all circling around the exact Geographic Center of the continental United States.
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Granite Marker at the Carver Homestead
One of Beeler's most famous pioneer settlers was George Washington Carver, who journeyed by wagon from Highland, Kansas to Eden Township in Ness Countv with J.F. Beeler.
In August 1886, Carver established a claim on the SE ¾ of 4-19- 26Ness City, KS Memorials
At first, church services for Liebenthal residents were held in homes or in the open air (weather permitting) whenever an itinerate priest would visit the village. The first Roman Catholic church was completed in 1878. By the early 1900s, a larger church building was needed. From 1902 until 1905Liebenthal, KS Historic Churches
Numerous iron cross grave markers are located in the cemeteries throughout Ellis County near the outskirts of the communities. The St. Fidelis Cemetery north of Victoria attracts many visitors because of the unusual iron crosses. Out of town visitors on their way to see the magnificent “Hays, KS Historic Cemeteries