Welcome to Kansas Country

Today is National Kansas Day. Like many who do not call Kansas Home, when I think Kansas I think Dorothy flying over the rainbow to Oz. I also think Bloody Kansas and the bitter division in the territory before the first shots fired in the American Civil War.

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Can You Guess What Day It Is?

On this day, we celebrate The Sunflower State, better known as Kansas. The vast plains of Kansas became a part of the United States territory with the Louisiana Purchase of 1803. This would forever change the lives of the Cherokee, Osage, Pawnee and other tribes as expansion pushed westward.

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