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Summer 2015: “Little Ozarks” sneak peek!

Posted on June 22nd, by admin in Magazine, Outdoors, Places. No Comments

Little Ozarks
Galena’s Schermerhorn Park stands out in Southeast Kansas

Of the 11 designated geologic areas in Kansas, the Ozark Plateau is the smallest.

But don’t let size fool you.

Nestled in the extreme corner of Southeast Kansas, the impressive 55-square-mile region is one of the most biologically and geographically diverse in the state, housing landscapes and wildlife not found anywhere else in Kansas. And there’s no better proof of that distinctiveness than in Galena’s historic Schermerhorn Park…

Want to keep reading about the Little Ozarks and Schermerhorn Park? Check out the summer issue of Southeast Kansas Living, out now! It includes this story in its entirety, plus so much more. Subscribe now, or contact us to find a newsstand near you.


Summer 2015: “Kalida-Scope” sneak peek!

Posted on June 22nd, by admin in Magazine, Outdoors, Places. No Comments

Kalida-Scope
Hidden ‘castle’ keeps ghost town’s colorful history alive

You might expect an old 1800s community, one with a history of just five short years, to be relegated to not much more than a fable – nothing to prove its existence other than memories and a few stories passed down through the generations.

But Kalida? This short-lived yet historic Woodson County ghost town has much more to show for itself. In fact, if you travel along the small dirt roads just outside of county seat Yates Center, you might happen upon the impressive remains of Kalida yourself – including the town’s very own 120-year-old castle…

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