Kansas Blog http://www.travelks.com/blog/ Tag - Iowa and Sac &amp; Fox Mission State Historic Site Mon, 03 Aug 2015 08:41:55 GMT A Nice Drive in the Glacial Hills http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2011/15/A-Nice-Drive-in-the-Glacial-Hills/1306/ <img src='http://www.travelks.com/includes/content/images/media/6347154349_529cb7605b_o.jpg'/><br/> A Buffalo Soldier monument in Fort Leavenworth initiated our recent trek up the Glacial Hills Scenic Byway. The monument pays tribute to the 9th&nbsp;&amp; 10th&nbsp;Cavalry Regiments. These groups of Black soldiers got their nickname in the Indian Wars. Native Americans said they were brave and fierce in battle - like the Buffalo. Since my son is a huge fan of the Civil War era Cavalry, this was a great way to start an historic and picturesque drive up the eastern edge of the state. Tue, 15 Nov 2011 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2011/15/A-Nice-Drive-in-the-Glacial-Hills/1306/