8 Wonders of Kansas

The 8 Wonders of Kansas are...

Big Well, Greensburg
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Big Well, Greensburg

The Big Well was a finalist for the 8 Wonders of Kansas because the construction of it was an engineering marv...

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Cheyenne Bottoms/Quivira National Wildlife Refuge, Barton & Stafford counties
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Cheyenne Bottoms/Quivira National Wildlife Refuge, Barton & Stafford counties

The Kansas Wetlands Complex of Cheyenne Bottoms and Quivira National Wildlife Refuge are finalists as a single...

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Cosmosphere, Hutchinson
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Cosmosphere, Hutchinson

The Cosmosphere is a finalist for the 8 Wonders of Kansas because it has one of the most significant collectio...

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Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential Library & Museum, Abilene
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Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential Library & Museum, Abilene

The Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum is a finalist for the 8 Wonders of Kansas because it tells of t...

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Kansas Underground Salt Museum, Hutchinson
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Kansas Underground Salt Museum, Hutchinson

The Kansas Underground Salt Museum is a finalist for the 8 Wonders of Kansas because it showcases the natural ...

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Monument Rocks & Castle Rock, Gove County
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Monument Rocks & Castle Rock, Gove County

Monument Rocks and Castle Rock are finalists for the 8 Wonders of Kansas because of the scientifically signifi...

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St. Fidelis Catholic Church (Cathedral of the Plains), Victoria
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St. Fidelis Catholic Church (Cathedral of the Plains), Victoria

St. Fidelis Church is a finalist for the 8 Wonders of Kansas because of the architectural grandeur and the imp...

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Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve & the Flint Hills, Chase County
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Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve & the Flint Hills, Chase County

The Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve is a finalist for the 8 Wonders of Kansas because it represents the la...

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The Finalists are...

Arikaree Breaks, Cheyenne County
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Arikaree Breaks, Cheyenne County

The Arikaree Breaks are a finalist for the 8 Wonders of Kansas because the deep canyons make this a distinct a...

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Ball of Twine, Cawker City
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Ball of Twine, Cawker City

The Ball of Twine is a finalist for the 8 Wonders of Kansas because it is a legendary icon of Kansas and the l...

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Big Brutus, West Mineral
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Big Brutus, West Mineral

Big Brutus is a finalist for the 8 Wonders of Kansas because it is the largest electric coal shovel in the wor...

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Brookville Hotel, Abilene
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Brookville Hotel, Abilene

The Brookville Hotel was a finalist for the 8 Wonders of Kansas because of its famous family-style chicken men...

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Chase County Courthouse, Cottonwood Falls
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Chase County Courthouse, Cottonwood Falls

The Chase County Courthouse is a finalist for the 8 Wonders of Kansas because its striking French Renaissance ...

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Cimarron National Grassland, Morton County
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Cimarron National Grassland, Morton County

The Cimarron National Grassland is a finalist for the 8 Wonders of Kansas because of its early pioneering adva...

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Constitution Hall State Historic Site, Lecompton
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Constitution Hall State Historic Site, Lecompton

Constitution Hall is a finalist for the 8 Wonders of Kansas because the events that transpired inside the wall...

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Davis Memorial, Hiawatha
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Davis Memorial, Hiawatha

The Davis Memorial is a finalist for the 8 Wonders of Kansas because of the grandeur and controversy of th...

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Fort Larned National Historic Site, Larned
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Fort Larned National Historic Site, Larned

Fort Larned National Historic Site is a finalist for the 8 Wonders of Kansas because it is the best-preserved...

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Garden of Eden, Lucas
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Garden of Eden, Lucas

The Garden of Eden is a finalist for the 8 Wonders of Kansas because it is a world-renowned grassroots art sit...

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Gyp Hills Scenic Drive, Barber County
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Gyp Hills Scenic Drive, Barber County

The Gyp Hills Scenic Drive is a finalist for the 8 Wonders of Kansas because of the stunning red-colored butte...

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John Steuart Curry Murals, state capitol, Topeka
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John Steuart Curry Murals, state capitol, Topeka

The John Steuart Curry murals are a finalist for the 8 Wonders of Kansas because Curry was one of the greatest...

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Keeper of the Plains, Wichita
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Keeper of the Plains, Wichita

The Keeper of the Plains is a finalist for the 8 Wonders of Kansas because it is an awe-inspiring sculpture by...

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Lake Scott State Park, Scott County
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Lake Scott State Park, Scott County

Lake Scott State Park is a finalist for the 8 Wonders of Kansas because of its history, its role as an oasis i...

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Pawnee Indian Museum State Historic Site, Republic County
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Pawnee Indian Museum State Historic Site, Republic County

Pawnee Indian Museum State Historic Site is a finalist for the 8 Wonders of Kansas because it is one of the on...

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St. Mary's Catholic Church, St. Benedict
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St. Mary's Catholic Church, St. Benedict

St. Mary's Church is a finalist for the 8 Wonders of Kansas because of the grandeur of its lavish ornamentati...

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