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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Ada Lutheran Church is the most prominent limestone structure in southwest Republic County. The rock was quarried three miles west and hauled with hammer and chisel. The alter painting was done by Birger Sandzen. Church historians are currently translating the church board minutes from 1873 to the 1Courtland, KS Historic Churches
Built in 1901 for a total of $38,310. of 8" pitchfaced native limestone, of Richardsonian Romanesque design. The Seth Thomas four-faced clock in the courthouse tower was installed in 1904 and paid for by donations. Originally run by hand, the clock was electrified in 1950. Of the 25 rooms on 3Beloit, KS Historic Courthouses
A three million acre formation in central Kansas is known as post rock limestone. Cutting of this post rock grew out of the uniqueness of the land and the needs and inventiveness of early settlers. From 1870-1920, limestone was the only building material used in this area. By the mid 1880Lucas, KS Arts
On the shores of Waconda Lake, Glen Elder State Park offers nearly unlimited recreational opportunities. With its rural setting, Glen Elder is a perfect place to relax. With four campgrounds totaling 140 electrical and water hook-up sites and over 300 primitive sites, there', KS Camping
The Ottawa County Historical Museum features many outstanding displays. One of the world's premier George Washington Carver exhibits resides within the museum. Also included is an excellent military exhibit - one of the best anywhere. There is an interesting dinosaur exhibit relating toMinneapolis, KS Museums
This is the Center of the U.S.A. original 48 states, as determined by the government geodetic survey in 1898. It is the crossroads of the nation, proper, on US-281 highway. The marker made of stone with a flag pole built in Center park, a place for the public to stop, relax and picnic.Lebanon, KS Landmarks