Some People Don’t Know That Kansans Were The First To Do These 9 Things

Kansas isn’t always the first state you think of when you’re looking for great firsts. However, Kansans are responsible for some pretty important inventions that you see all the time, as well as some milestones you might not track back to Kansas. These 9 people and what they’ve done for Kansas and for the world are recorded in history forever. Do you know of any other great Kansans who were the first of their kind?

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:

If you’re feeling extra nostalgic, here’s some of the first photos ever taken in Kansas.