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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
Cosmosphere.
Hutchinson, Kansas

Cosmosphere

The world’s largest combined collection of U.S. and Russian aircraft got its start in a poultry building.
38.0656, -97.9220
Brookville, Kansas

Mushroom Rock State Park

Curious rock formations in a tiny Kansas state park.
38.7215, -98.0271
Boy and Frog.
Kansas City, Missouri

Boy and Frog Fountain

A beloved, quirky little fountain featuring a large frog spitting water at a naked boy.
39.0415, -94.5908
The lamp post at Union Station.
Kansas City, Missouri

Union Station Lamp Post Clock

This recently restored timepiece has stood all around Kansas City.
39.0854, -94.5861
Independence Temple.
Independence, Missouri

Independence Temple

This otherworldly church spire reaches up toward the heavens.
39.0911, -94.4261
The Odd Fellows Home.
Liberty, Missouri

Odd Fellows Home

The ruins of a 19th century shelter run by the Independent Order of Odd Fellows.
39.2258, -94.4066
Country Club Plaza
Kansas City, Missouri

Country Club Plaza

The first car-centric shopping plaza in the U.S. brought a little bit of Spain to downtown Kansas City.
39.0420, -94.5920
This relic supposedly holds John the Baptist's finger.
Kansas City, Missouri

The Holy Finger of Kansas City

A piece of John the Baptist in the American heartland.
39.0444, -94.5822
View of south side of museum.
Kansas City, Missouri

World's Largest Shuttlecocks

Four 18-foot-tall badminton shuttlecocks lie scattered about the lawn of a Kansas City museum.
39.0451, -94.5810
Sauer Castle
Kansas City, Kansas

Sauer Castle

This Italianate Villa-style castle is pretty to look at, just keep off the private property.
39.0687, -94.6333
Charlie Parker Memorial
Kansas City, Missouri

Charlie Parker Memorial

This giant green head remembers one of America's jazz giants.
39.0915, -94.5627
View of the "books."
Kansas City, Missouri

Kansas City Library's Giant Bookshelf

Community bookshelf of 25-foot-tall book spines.
39.1023, -94.5839