Some ruins are a little more obvious than others. If you see half of a crumbling house, you can probably guess it was once a whole house. But what about those ruins you can’t quite put your finger on? If you’ve ever driven past a mysterious group of stones, maybe you just witnessed a hidden chunk of our history Of course, there’s leftover pieces from all sorts of Kansas settlements, but have you ever seen these strange ruins?

Have you ever taken a look at El Quartelejo (El Cuartelejo) or any other Kansas ruin before? Tell us about it in the comments! While you’re out enjoying our history, why not check out some of the 25 Statues of Liberty hiding around Kansas?

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