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Spring 1997 KANSAS

11/15/2012
Flying High in Atchison
Amelia Earhart's hometown celebrates her 100th birthday in 1997.
By Joanne M. Sheehan

Reliving the Wild West
The legendary Chisholm Trail, which carried three million longhorn cattle north to railheads, marks its 130th anniversary this year.
By Cecilia Harris, photos by Aneal Vohra

Kechi, the Antique Capital of the World
With 24 antique, craft and specialty shops, Kechi--in Sedgewick county--is a virtual paradise for collectors.
By Ron Welch

The Pride of Montezuma
The Stauth Memorial Museum opened in February 1996 to offer visitors an amazing trip around the the world.
By Bill Sheldon, photos by Del Ruff

Reviving the Sunday Rug
"Hookers" and "lookers" are welcome at the annual Pony Express Rug Hooking workshop in Marysville.
By De McGlashon

Life After Coal
Mined land reclamation efforts in Crawford, Cherokee and Labette counties have paid off big for Kansans.
By Nancy G. Holman

Boot Hill Hospitality
Proprietors Beau and Tammy Moody combine the best of the past and present in their Dodge City bed and breakfast inn.
By Ron Welch

Round 'em Up
Sharon Springs is host to an annual Rattlesnake Roundup in May.
By Joanne Sheehan

The Kansas Storytelling Festival
Downs preserves an art form and boosts community spirit.
By Jeanette Steinert

It's Wild!
Since the documentation of the first bald eagle nest six years ago, 39 eagles have been hatched and fledged in Kansas.
By Michael Watkins, Wildlife Biologist, U.S. Army Corp of Engineers

Volume 52, Issue 1
Andrea Glenn, editor
On the cover: Amelia Earhart birthplace in Atchison by Kevin Sink