January 29, 2013 10:13 AM

Celebrate Kansas' statehood by seeing it

In talking with those passionate about Kansas – which became the 34th state on this date in 1861 – you will hear about how the land was shaped by the people living on it. You will hear about the role played by cattle and cowboys, wagon trains, homesteaders living in sod houses, African-American exodusters and Native American grandfathers. From the Cimarron National Grasslands to the Smoky Hills, Kansas' landscape is rich with diversity and beauty.

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