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Fall 1993 KANSAS

11/15/2012
THEY BUILT IT TOGETHER
A unique playground on the grounds of Goodland's West Elementary School was designed by children and built by volunteers.

AUBURN'S HISTORIC GRANGE FAIR
The streets of Auburn are filled with neighbors and visitors during the first weekend in October.

THE KANSAS PHEASANT--A FAMILIAR FOREIGNER
The colorful, ring-necked pheasant was introduced to Kansas in 1906.

A MARKET FOR KANSAS ORIGINALS
Kansas products-from gourmet foods to original art and unique crafts---are the specialty of this shop along I-70 at Wilson.

WEAVING A HERITAGE IN BASKETRY

Wichitan Margaret "Redfern" Pitzer is known across the country for her basketry and fine beadwork patterned after designs from her Cherokee heritage.

THE GATHERING OF THE CLAN
Kilts and bagpipes will be the fare at the 20th annual national meeting of the Scottish Clan Macpherson in McPherson in September.

GUARDING THE PLAINS

Only a few of the more than 50 military forts which protected the prairies and plains of Kansas during America's westward expansion in the 1880's are in existence today.

NEWTON'S "D" BARN
Hungry customers travel over country roads to enjoy delicious meals served in Thelma Davis' rustic, 70-year old barn.

THRILLING MANEUVERS

Jo Peterson of Ashland is making a name for herself as one of the country's few female aerobatic pilots.

SCULPTURE BY COMMITTEE
More than 100 individuals in more than 1,200 hours of hands-on stone carving created a lasting monument on the campus of Emporia State University.

FABRIC & MUCH MORE

Sharon Vesecky's Cygnet Fashions and Fabrics in Baldwin City offers a little something for everyone.

CHAUTAUQUA HILLS HISTORY
The historical museum in Chautauqua County's tiny Cedar Vale, population 760, rivals those in much larger cities.

Volume 48, issue 3
Andrea Glenn, editor
On the cover: Great Horned Owl near Wichita by Bob Gress