Donna and Marion Schmidt have operated their working horse farm for over 10 years and enjoy visiting with groups about this special breed of horses.
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Fort Hays State University opened in 1902 as the Western Branch of the Kansas Normal School. For the first two years classes were held at the Fort site. In 1904
The Land Institute, founded in 1976
Lakewood Discovery Center at Lakewood Park is a unique setting which creates and nurtures curiosity and interest of nature with rooms filled with animals and plants.
The Northwest Kansas Research Center is a photo opportunity with its rich array of trees and flowers all identified for visitors who are always welcome.
Ferguson Nature Study is maintained and managed by Jack Kriss, long-time resident of Thomas County. This nature study area must be seen to truly appreciate the haven created for creatures and grass.
"Give us four years and we'll give you a lifetime!" Fully accredited Catholic High School that offers both a boarder and day program. Small student-teacher ratio and family atmosphere.