Tag Archives: Kansas

Thursday Doors

Welcome to Thursday Doors western style. Fort Larned, Kansas, was part of a series of military forts established to provide safe passage for travelers in the 1800s. The first military outpost established in this area was called “Camp on Pawnee … Continue reading

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Pawnee Rock

On our recent trip to Kansas, we stopped at Pawnee Rock. Back in the 1800’s, thousands of wagons heading west passed within 100 yards of Pawnee Rock. When you reached this point, it was considered midway between Independence, Missouri, and … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors

Thursday Doors this week is from our recent trip to Kansas. This is a beautifully restored stagecoach that is on the grounds of Fort Larned. I don’t know the make of this coach, but history tells the story that the … Continue reading

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Postcard

Greetings from the Midwest where the wheat harvest is well underway. Headed back to New England tomorrow. Have a great start to your week. 🙂

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Thursday Doors

In the late 1800’s, the Capuchin Franciscan Friars used ten acres of land donated by the Kansas Pacific Railway Company in Victoria, Kansas, to build St. Fidelis Church. St. Fidelis was built to serve the Catholic Volga-German immigrants who had fled southern Russia and settled … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors

I’m beginning to wonder if I drink too much craft beer. Okay, I thought about it, and the answer is ‘no.’ 🙂 So, when planning the trip to Kansas, our SIL said we had to stop at Free State Brewing … Continue reading

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Postcard from Kansas

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