Sod & Stubble Self-Guided Tour

(785) 454-3416
P.O. Box 127, Downs, KS 67437

Tour sites featured were made famous in John Ise's Kansas classic book 'Sod & Stubble.' This timeless tale is an internationally-respected work that celebrated its 70th year of publication in 2006. Nineteen historic markers interpret how Kansas homesteaders successfully dealt with adversity and hardship to create homes during the later nineteenth century in Osborne County, Kansas. Tour brochure provides map and other background information.
The tour starts one mile west and one mile north of the city of Downs, Kansas, located on Highway 24.

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