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National Historic Landmarks in Kansas
Posted on February 20, 2015 at 2:58 PM by Sarah Tenfelde-Dubois
Spring is fast approaching, so a road trip to see some of the landmarks in Kansas might just be a good way to bring Kansas history to you.
A National Historic Landmark is a property that has historic value in the heritage of the United States. These landmarks are designated important to the history of the entire nation, not just individual states. For more information, visit the
National Historic Landmarks
portion of the National Park Service’s website.
Kansas currently has 25 National Historic Landmarks. To find the listings for the landmarks, visit the
of the National Park Service's website. Also, this
is available that has locations marked for 21 of the 25 National Historic Landmarks.
Kansas State Historical Society
also has a listing of Kansas landmarks along with information and descriptions of each place, including some explanations as to why they were added to the program. This site also has related links to most of the landmarks, where visitors can learn more about touring the sites.
For more information, the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks, and Tourism’s
website also has a way to search for Kansas historic landmarks, as well as tourist spots and attractions. They can be narrowed down by region or city.
In addition to historic landmarks, the
National Park Service
also has information for national historic sites, forts and trails in Kansas. Details can be found at their Kansas Parks portion of the website.
also has a part of their website which points visitors to forts and trails in Kansas.
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