Welcome to Land of "Ahs!"
Getting off the "beaten track" in
Kansas can lead to a number of great
destinations, a wealth of
history, and a number of fascinating
tales and legends.
From the wild and wooly
Kansas" days prior to the
Native American legacies and
the Overland Trails,
is an exciting place for the history buff
and features numerous museums and historical sites commemorating its
For those looking for
scenery and wildlife, travelers will be happy to know that
nine scenic byways, six nature reserves, and more than two dozen state
provides much more than the typical traveler might
anticipate, Legends of Kansas
focuses primarily on the state's rich
history, its legends and tales, out of the way places, and every little nook and
Kansans call home.
Working with several historic books, including: Kansas: A Cyclopedia of State
History published in 1912; History of the State of Kansas,
published in 1883, and Kansas, A Guide to the Sunflower State, written by
authors of the Federal Writer's Project and published in 1939; we endeavor to provide both the history and the
updates of these many locations. Much of the information will come
directly from these books and many of the stories have already been
published on our parent site, Legends of America.
Legends of Kansas; however, digs deeper than what we offer on our
larger site, providing yet more glimpses into
Kansas' places, people,
This will be a long-time "work-in-the-making," and we hope you will
watch as we grow.
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Legends & Tales
Places & Destinations
Resources & Links
Kansas - Ranching on the Santa Fe Trail
Kansas Rail Towns and Little House on the Prairie (photo blog)