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8 Wonders of Kansas History Nominations

The following places were nominated by the public in the month of March 2010 to be considered for one of the 24 finalist slots in the 8 Wonders of Kansas History contest.  The 24 finalists will be announced April 22, 2010.

Some places that were nominated are not listed because they were a finalist or winner in another category.  If you have questions, contact Marci at marci@kansassampler.org.

1854 Sixth Principal Meridian 40th Parallel Marker, Mahaska
1885 Frisco Water Tower, Beaumont
1922 Stutz Fire Truck, Seneca
1958 Tornado Victim's Memorial, El Dorado
All Veteran's Memorial Park, Wichita
Richard Allen Cultural Center, Leavenworth
Allis Chalmers Antique Tractor Museum, Washington
America's First Patented Helicopter, Goodland
B-29 Memorial Plaza, Great Bend
Baker University, Baldwin City
Barton County Historical Village, Great Bend
Battle Canyon, 1878
Battle of Mine Creek, Pleasanton
Beecher Bible & Rifle Church, Wabaunsee
Black Jack Battlefield, Baldwin City
Blue Rapids Baseball Field
Boot Hill Museum, Dodge City
Booth Hotel, Independence
Deafy Boular, Atchison
Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site, Topeka
Boot Hill Museum Santa Fe Trail Rut Site
John Brown Museum State Historic Site
Buffalo Soldier Monument, Fort Leavenworth
Butterfield Overland Despatch/Smoky Hill Trail
Butler County Historic Courthouse, El Dorado
Butler County Freedom Memorial, El Dorado
Canton Township Carnegie Library
Arthur Capper, Garnett
Wilbur Chapman Home, White Cloud
Cherokee Strip Land Rush Museum, Arkansas City
Cherokee Strip Outlet & Museum, Arkansas City
Cherry Creek Encampment, Cheyenne County
Walter Chrysler House, Wamego
City of Council Grove History Tour
City of St. Mary's
Codell Tornadoes, May 20, 1916, 1917, 1918
Constitution Hall, Lecompton
Coronado Bridle Bit, Liberal
Coronado Quivira Museum, Lyons
Cottonwood Ranch State Historic Site, Studley
Council Grove, national landmark
County Seat War of Wichita County
Crispin's Drug Store Museum, Lincoln
Charles Curtis House, Topeka
Dalton Defenders Museum, Coffeyville
Dalton Gang Hideout, Meade
Discovery of Natural Gas, Paola
Dockum Drug Store, Wichita
El Quartelejo Ruins, Scott County
Dodge City Front Street
Ellsworth Historical Cattletown Plaza Walking Tour, Ellsworth
Faris Caves, Kanopolis
Finney County Historic Driving Tour
First Territorial Capitol State Historic Site, Fort Riley
Fort Dodge
Fort Harker, Kanopolis
Fort Hays State Historic Site
Fort Larned National Historic Site, Pawnee Co.
Fort Scott National Cemetery #1
Fort Scott National Historic Site
Fort Wallace Museum, Wallace
Frontier Army Museum, Leavenworth
Ghost Riders of the Chisholm Trail Silhouettes, Caldwell
Goodnow House & Wolf House, Manhattan
Great Overland Station, Topeka
Highland Community College, Highland
Globe Refiners Gold Medal Olympic Basketball Team, McPherson
Donald Cannonball Green/Cannonball Stageline Highway
Great Overland Station, Topeka
Grinter Place State Historic Site, Kansas City
Historic Adobe Museum, Ulysses
Historic Fort Leavenworth
Historic Fort Riley
Hollenberg Pony Express Station, Hollenerg
Home on the Range Cabin, Smith County
Humboldt's Civil War History Tour
International Pancake Day Race Course, Liberal
Iowa, Sac & Fox Mission State Historic Site, Highland
Jeffcoat Photography Museum, Abilene
Kansas Aviation Museum, Wichita
Kanopolis Lake Legacy Trail Self-Guided Auto Tour
Kansas Historical Society, Topeka
Kansas Museum of History, Topeka
Kansas Oil Museum, El Dorado
Kansas Pacific Railway, Wamego
Kanza's Independence Creek, Atchison
Kauffman Museum Collection of Mennonite Immigrant Furniture
Kaw Mission State Historic Site, Council Grove
Lansing Correctional Facility/Kansas State Penitentiary
Last Indian Raid Museum, Oberlin
Lead, zinc mining - Galena, Baxter Springs museums
Leavenworth Historic Wayside Tour
Leoti-Coronado County Seat Fight
Abraham Lincoln Statue, Leavenworth
Little Dog Lost, Westmoreland
Little House on the Prairie, Montgomery County
H.W. Lohrenz Building, Tabor College, Hillsboro
Lustron Home Capital of Kansas
Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop & Farm Historic Site, Olathe
Majestic Community Theater, Phillipsburg
Marais des Cygnes Massacre State Historic Site, Trading Post
Marion County Lake CCC Project
Marysville's Short Block, Marysville
Marysville's Pony Express Home Station #1 Barn & Museum
Memorial Peace Park "Treaty of 1867", Medicine Lodge
Mennonite Heritage & Ag Museum, Goessel
Mid-America Air Museum, Liberal
Mine Creek Battlefield State Historic Site, Pleasanton
Minersville, Cloud County
Mount Mitchell, Wabaunsee Co.
Museum of Independent Telephony, Abilene
Naismith Arrives in Lawrence
Carry Nation House, Medicine Lodge
National Foundation for Carnival Heritage Museum, Kinsley
National Orphan Trail Complex, Concordia
Native American Heritage Museum, Highland
Nicodemus National Historic Site
Nelson Rogers Residence, Troy
Official Kansas 9/11 Memorial, Anthony
Oil Patch Museum, Russell
Old Cowtown Museum, Wichita
Old Pay Station, St. Marys
Old Prairie Town at Ward-Meade Historic Site, Topeka
Original Salt Discovery, South Hutchinson
Orpheum Performing Arts Centre, Wichita
Osage Mission-Neosho County Museum, St. Paul
Otoe Indian Burial Ground, Beattie
Pawnee Indian Museum, Republic
Pawnee Rock State Historic Site, Pawnee Rock
Perkins Building, Coffeyville
Pike Trail Marker, Ottawa County
Plymouth School, Emporia
Pony Express Original Home Station #1, Marysville
Post Rock, North Central Kansas
Quantrill's Raid:  The Lawrence Massacre "self-guided" tour
Quayle Bible Collection, Baldwin City
Rock Island Depot & Grier Hotel, Liberal
Rock Springs 4-H Center, near Junction City
Roniger Memorial Museum, Cottonwood Falls
St. John Science Museum, St. John
Susanna Salter Home, Argonia
Santa Fe Trail Center Museum, Larned
Schonhoff Dutch Mill, Wamego
Scott Springs Oregon Trail Park, Westmoreland
Sedgwick County Old Courthouse, Wichita
Shawnee Indian Mission, Fairway
Shawnee Town, Shawnee
Smoky Valley Roller Mill, Lindsborg
Spring Creek Car Museum, Wetmore
Spring Creek Valley,
Siegrist Claim House, Hutchinson
State Archives & Library, Topeka
Stone House Gallery, Fredonia
Sycamore Springs, Sabetha
Terwilliger Home, Council Grove
The Amazon Army, Pittsburg
The First Great Kansas Cowtown, Abilene
The Rookery, Leavenworth
Topeka Santa Fe Shops
Trading Post Stockade Remains, Fort Hays/Fort Dodge Trail
University of Kansas Natural History Museum, Lawrence
White Cloud
Whole Wall Mural, Concordia
William Allen White House State Historic Site, Emporia
Windmill Lane, Hiawatha