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These four guys make their home in Lucas. Send your best caption for this photo to win free admission to the Garden of Eden, one of the world’s greatest folk art sites.

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Posted on October 18, 2012 8:33AM by admin

Quirky Kansas Attractions Can Make You a Winner

Kansas doesn’t take “quirky” lightly. The state boasts one of the world’s great folk art sites in Lucas, the big ball of twine in Cawker City, and the western hemisphere’s only opportunity to tour 650 feet underground in a salt mine.

Posted on September 20, 2012 9:31AM by admin

Where in Kansas Contest

Kansas is a treasure trove of unique attractions. This month’s contest is an opportunity to put your knowledge to use. Comment on this post and identify the following five places for a chance to win ...

Posted on May 17, 2012 10:44AM by admin

Colorful Garden of Eden Emerges in Lucas

 The Garden of Eden in Lucas has had a facelift. From rosy cheeks on faces to striped clothing to the red, white and blue of our nation’s flag, colors dulled by dirt and mold are once again vivid, returning sculptures at the world-renowned grassroots art site to their former splendor. Artist Samuel Perry Dinsmoor mixed cement with crushed stone to create colors in the fascinating - and what some consider quirky - sculptures he formed from 1907 to 1932 on cement ‘trees’ eight to 40 feet above ground. 

Posted on January 17, 2012 10:19AM by Cecilia Harris

The city of “Awes”

Garden of EdenLucas, Kansas is a town that invites you to stop and stare. Whether or not you like what you see, it will not fail to leave you in “Awe.”

Posted on April 20, 2011 11:07AM by Karen Ridder


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