County #14: Ellis

Hays, in Ellis County, had lots to offer. We started our day at the Sternberg Museum of Natural History, home of the world’s most-photographed fossil: Fish-Within-A-Fish. Did you know your membership to certain museums allows you access to others?   We’re members of Exploration Place in Wichita, so we were able to visit the Sternberg Museum … More County #14: Ellis

County #10: Labette

Our 10th county was Labette, in Southeast Kansas, home to the city of Parsons.  We quickly found Forest Park, Parson’s largest park. Right away, the boys noticed the small railroad tracks that traversed the park.  It was the Kiwanis Pancake Special Train’s tracks, and was not in operation when we were visiting.  According to Parson’s … More County #10: Labette