The Abandoned Ruins That Are Hidden In The Hills Of Kansas
The wide, open plains stretch as far as you can see, fading into grey mist and the light of the sky. The flint hills are always majestic, but did you know there’s something hidden in these hills? As gorgeous as we know the flint hills to be, there’s plenty of structures within it’s grasses that just aren’t used anymore. Old schoolhouses dot the landscape, but there’s also abandoned ruins made of stone that were left behind from long ago. Let’s explore!
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You can learn much, much more about these structures from Tom Parish at his website here. If you know of any cellars that aren’t on private property, and open to the public, let us know in the comments! Otherwise, make sure your touring of these cellars doesn’t get you in trouble. Always ask first!
Born and raised Kansan, Clarisa has lived in both tiny towns and cities during her time here in the Sunflower State, mostly in the south central area. Clarisa is a stay-at-home mother of one crazy kid, three cats, and two reptiles, and has been writing anything and everything since she's held a pencil, though Kansas and fantasy novels take up most of her time.
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