Although the structure itself is quite familiar to Cowley bridge enthusiasts, Pudden Bridge’s history is surprisingly little known.
Although Walt Mason’s poetry is now largely forgotten except by dedicated history buffs, in his own day “Uncle Walt” was the most widely read poet in America.
Native Americans were in a prime position to observe the weather and learn the sequences that precede and follow each system.
The sunflower was first deemed a weed by the state legislature in 1886.
Kansas Forts and Bases by Debra Goodrich Bisel and Michelle M. Martin provides an era-by-era overview of Kansas forts as reflective of the broader picture of Kansas history.
The success of Dunkard Mill Bridge and its withstanding of later severe floods sealed the stone bridge matter, as far as Cowley County was concerned.
In 1901, Cowley County entered the bridge-building picture, eventually eclipsing all the other Kansas counties in their daring stone arch bridge projects.
A Kansas Soldier at War: The Civil War Letters of Christian and Elise Dubach Isely by Ken Spurgeon offers fascinating insight into the human element of the Civil War.
Whether you lived through them or not, the major tornadoes of Kansas have become indelibly stamped on the state’s memory.
Because each line of most knitting verses corresponds to a particular movement of the needles, knitting rhymes evolved for instruction.