The Eisenhower Historic Site was not the only thing we did in
One of our treats was
Even now, a lot of Kansans want to hold on to a piece of the Wild West. While I was browsing in one of
The town must have gotten over the loss of cowboy business by around 1880, because we walked and drove around a large neighborhood of homes built between 1880 and 1920 on "The Little Town of Mansions" self-guided tour, and it was clear this place was prosperous back then. There are more Gothic Victorian homes here than we have seen anywhere else on our travels. We lunched in an ornately decorated Gothic Victorian mansion across the street from an ADM flour facility with a block-long series of concrete silos tall enough to see from anywhere else in town. Classy Cow Town.
We made it a point to stay overnight in
Which reminds me to mention radio stations in
A final note about dining in