Things To Do & See In North Central Kansas
This is a series of 12 posts featuring attractions from natural wonders to man made oddities and just about everything in-between; all of which you can find in North Central Kansas.
Only 5o min from Alton, Kansas via US-24 E and US-281 S is the town of Lucas in Russell County.
Lucas, Kansas is the home of The Garden Of Eden-
S.P. Dinsmoor’s Garden Of Eden is a unique place to visit as you travel across the state. Dinsmoor, a retired Civil War Veteran, started building the Cabin Home and Garden of Eden in 1904 when he was 64 years old.
His cabin is a 12 room house with logs made of limestone from nearby Wilson Lake. Dinsmoor spent the rest of his life creating the garden which contains over 200 concrete sculptures and reflects his belief in the Pupulist movement and his religious convictions.
The garden is open to the public and is on the National Register of Historic Places.
Visit their website for more information. http://www.garden-of-eden-lucas-kansas.com/
Counties in North Central Kansas include: Clay, Cloud, Dickinson, Ellsworth, Jewell, Lincoln, Marshall, Mitchell, Ottawa, Osborne, Republic, Russell, Saline, Smith, and Washington – These posts represent just a small sampling of what you can find in our part of the state; if you have visited our area please feel free to comment on the amazing wonders of Kansas that you have experienced.