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Found on the Web: Photos reflect Kansas’ 1856 Battle of Black Jack

Kansas photographer snaps dramatic images of re-enactors near Baldwin CityLearn more about Kansas’ heritage – including the pre-Civil War reference “Bleeding Kansas” – by checking out recent photos by photographer Michael C. Snell. Last month, the award-winning and Kansas-based travel photographer shot a re-enactment of the June 2, 1856, Battle of Black Jack near Baldwin City, Kan.

Posted on July 18, 2011 3:26PM by Becky Blake

Wichita American Indian Festival

Young native american womanFrom colorfully costumed dance participants parading in the Grand Entry to rhythmic dances and chants, experience Kansas Native-American Indian culture first hand. It's all happening at the American Indian Festival presented by the Mid-American All-Indian Center at Century II Expo Hall in Wichita July 9-10. The first-ever festival will serve as a showcase for the art, dance, history, and song of the culture for which Kansas was named – as well as an opportunity to renew American Indian cultural ties and preserve their rich heritage.

Posted on June 27, 2011 11:33AM by Becky Blake

Stay in Kansas Cabins This Summer

Enjoy comfortable “camping” experience near state parks and lakesIf you like the idea of vacationing by a lake – but without the hassle of a tent and the expense of a hotel – consider renting a cabin ...

Posted on June 20, 2011 2:30PM by Becky Blake

Find Family Fun at Wichita’s Riverfest!

River festival offers nine days of Kansas entertainmentFor more than 40 years, Wichita’s Riverfest has kept crowds coming back for an annual event featuring live music, fireworks, food, games and many other family-friendly activities  

Posted on June 6, 2011 9:16AM by Becky Blake

Join Kansas’ “Faces & Places Tour!”

This summer we’re kicking off the great Kansas “Faces & Places” tour – your chance to help promote Kansas tourism through social media and learn more about our state’s events and attractions.

Posted on May 23, 2011 5:07PM by Becky Blake


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