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Summer 1987 KANSAS

11/15/2012
VOICES FROM THE HEARTLAND
The new Kansas Museum of History invites everyone to experience Kansas history firsthand.

A SHARED TREASURE
As she promised, Marion Komarek opens her 16-room Victorian home in Great Bend for special tours.

HOOKED ON CARP
Fisherman, find a partner and head for Norton for the 7th annual Carp Derby.

CHUGGING INTO THE PAST
Topeka Railroad Days over Labor Day weekend honor the city's railroad heritage.

REDISCOVERING THE OREGON TRAIL
A modern-day trek along the route of the old Oregon Trail offers a chance to get in touch with our past.

BIENVENIDOS A LA FIESTA
Topeka's Fiesta Mexicana is the highlight of every summer.

A HOMEGROWN EXOTIC
It's a pleasant surprise when an adventure leads one into a fragrant colony of North American Lotus.

THE MASTER OF MEMORIES
Recollections of her Kansas youth are the subject of Mary McKown's primitive paintings.

MIDWESTERN CAMPS-A TRADITION OF EXCELLENCE
Students are inspired at the University of Kansas' special summer camps.

THE HORSE SOLDIER'S STORY
More than 7,000 cavalry-related artifacts are displayed at the U.S. Cavalry Museum.

PICKING WITH PUPPETS
Game warden Doug Sonntag relaxes off the job by playing the banjo accompanied by dancing puppets.

MASKED MARAUDERS
Easily recognized yet rarely seen, raccoons often live alongside man.

Some Like it Hot Recipes
Campfire Asparagus
Super Burger
Rambling Bars
Madarin Marinade
Strawberry Frenchcakes

Volume 42, issue 2
Andrea Glenn, editor
On the cover: Greenwood County farmstead by Daniel Dancer