Kansas Blog http://www.travelks.com/blog/ Tag - sesquincentennial Fri, 18 Apr 2014 21:40:35 GMT Savor the State’s Story in Beautiful “My Kansas” Book http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2011/25/Savor-the-State-s-Story-in-Beautiful-My-Kansas-Book/436/ I’m pleased to announce the publication of&nbsp; “My Kansas: A Photographic Journey Across the Sunflower State,” a vibrant, image-filled hardbound book honoring the state’s 150-year heritage. Every page in this coffee-table book features a dramatic look at the unique people and places of Kansas – and illustrates why the state is a wonderful place to explore in depth. Mon, 25 Apr 2011 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2011/25/Savor-the-State-s-Story-in-Beautiful-My-Kansas-Book/436/ Found on the Web: Lawrence High School’s “Sunflower” Music Video http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2011/14/Found-on-the-Web-Lawrence-High-School-s-Sunflower-Music-Video/252/ <img src='http://www.travelks.com/includes/content/images/media/lawrence-hs-sunflower.jpg'/><br/>“Glee” fans and Kansas lovers will enjoy Lawrence High School’s musical journey in celebration of Kansas’ 150th birthday. Performed and sung by the students, “Sunflower” spans many genres and eras ... Mon, 14 Mar 2011 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2011/14/Found-on-the-Web-Lawrence-High-School-s-Sunflower-Music-Video/252/ Happy Birthday, Kansas! http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2011/31/Happy-Birthday-Kansas-/47/ In honor of Kansas’ 150th celebration this past weekend, I wanted to share this cool illustration created by fellow Kansan and graphic designer Chris Murphy. You can zoom in to see the detail ... Mon, 31 Jan 2011 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2011/31/Happy-Birthday-Kansas-/47/ 150 Things I Love About Kansas Exhibit http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2011/26/150-Things-I-Love-About-Kansas-Exhibit/1/ If you thought you knew what you loved about Kansas, it’s time to take another look.The Kansas History Museum in Topeka is featuring “150 Things I Love About Kansas” as a special exhibit in conjunction with the state’s 2011 sesquicentennial celebration. The display of ordinary items (a pair of overalls made in Kansas and worn by a Kansas farmer) mixes with the extraordinary (the first known photo of a tornado from 1884) to inspire visitors to think about the variety of unique people, places and things that make Kansas a place to celebrate. Wed, 26 Jan 2011 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2011/26/150-Things-I-Love-About-Kansas-Exhibit/1/