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Places visited in Wichita, Kansas
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Mullinville, Kansas

The Sculptures of M.T. Liggett

Metal sculpture folk art lining the Kansas Highway.
37.5862, -99.4799
The Big Well
Greensburg, Kansas

The Big Well

The United States' largest hand-dug well is topped with a state-of-the-art museum.
37.6034, -99.2945
The Wichita Troll
Wichita, Kansas

The Wichita Troll

A mysterious and terrifying public art goblin seemingly meant to inspire local legend.
37.6910, -97.3475
Keeper of the Plains, by Kiowa-Comanche artist Blackbear Bosin
Wichita, Kansas

Keeper of the Plains

The grandson of a Kiowa chief created what has become the iconic symbol of a city on the Plains.
37.6921, -97.3519
Services are still held, and tours can be arranged
Wamego, Kansas

Beecher Bible and Rifle Church

This historic church is named for abolitionist Henry Ward Beecher and the ruse to arm his fellow abolitionists.
39.1439, -96.3458
Manhattan, Kansas

Konza Prairie

A diverse, expansive nature preserve in northeastern Kansas.
39.1069, -96.6091
The M65 Atomic Cannon, affectionately called "Atomic Annie" by the grunts back in the day, stands guard against the Flint Hills prairie chickens and hawks. (3 o'Clock AM)
Junction City, Kansas

Atomic Annie

Cannon designed to fire an atomic warhead.
39.0382, -96.7630
Lucas, Kansas

World's Largest Collection of Smallest Versions of Largest Things

A traveling roadside attraction and museum dedicated to exploring iconic roadside structures.
39.0571, -98.5353
Buffalo Bill Monument
Oakley, Kansas

Buffalo Bill Monument

A statue high in a hill that represents how Buffalo Bill got his name.
39.1269, -100.8695
Monument Rocks
Oakley, Kansas

Monument Rocks

One of the Eight Wonders of Kansas and the first official National Natural Monument these stark formations look like nature's Stonehenge.
38.7933, -100.7625
Bishop Castle
Rye, Colorado

Bishop Castle

The largest self-built castle in the U.S.
38.0610, -105.0942