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Summer 1993 KANSAS

11/15/2012
TOPEKA'S POTWIN PLACE
This nationally designated historic district is a real neighborhood in the old-fashioned sense.

CRUISING THE FLINT HILLS
Collectors of antique Cushman motor scooters gather for rides through the Flint Hills in July.

A HAND-CLAPPING, FOOT-TAPPING GOOD TIME
1993 marks the 13th year for the Kansas State Fiddling and Picking Championships in Lawrence's South Park.

HEDRICK'S EXOTIC ANIMAL FARM

Camels, zebras and ostriches are all part of Joe Hedrick's menagerie.

SOUDERS HISTORIAL FARM AND MUSEUM
Floyd and Norma Souders have created an early 1900's town on their farm outside Cheney.

A LOFTY IDEA
Guests are happy to stay in the barn at the Country Loft Bed and Breakfast in Columbus.

KANSAS FLOWER GARDENS

Dedicated individuals have created a statewide network of flower gardens open to the public.

COMING HOME
Nicodemus stages an annual homecoming event to commemorate the largest, organized, post-Civil War emigration movement in America.

BRINGING BLUEBIRDS BACK

Volunteers are encouraging these brilliant blue harbingers of spring to make a comeback in Kansas.

IN PRAISE OF STEAM
Antique, steam-powered equipment is featured at the annual Tri-State Antique Engine and Thresher Show in Bird City.

LANE COUNTY'S RRECREATION OASIS
Clayton and Trula Davis converted their cow pasture north of Shields into a unique, outdoor recreation area.

PERSONAL BEST
Athletes of all ages test their skills at the annual Sunflower State Games in Lawrence.


Volume 48, issue 2
Andrea Glenn, editor
On the cover: Purple coneflowers near Gueda Springs by Ken Highfill