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Linda Brown, center of Brown v. Board case, dies at 76 – News – The Topeka Capital-Journal – Topeka, KS

Linda Brown, who as a little girl in Topeka was at the center of the 1954 Brown v. Board of Education Supreme Court decision that ended school segregation in the United States, has died at age 76.Brown’s sister, Cheryl Brown Henderson, founding president of The Brown Foundation, confirmed the death. She said family will not comment on her sister’s death. Peaceful Rest Funeral Chapel of Topeka will handle arrangements.Linda Brown’s father, Oliver Brown, became the lead plaintiff in the
— Read on www.cjonline.com/news/20180326/linda-brown-center-of-brown-v-board-case-dies-at-76

Tragic loss for Civil Rights. I would have liked to see this taught in schools.

11 Historical Landmarks You Absolutely Must Visit In Kansas

Are you yearning to explore a few of the National Historic Landmarks that make this country so unique? Visit these 11 located right here in Kansas.
— Read on www.onlyinyourstate.com/kansas/ks-historical-landmarks/

The Awesome Hike In Kansas That Will Take You Straight To An Abandoned Castle | Only In Your State

This tiny abandoned castle in the middle of Kansas prairie has historic value, even without any famous residents. Let’s take a hike, shall we?
— Read on www.onlyinyourstate.com/kansas/ks-awesome-hike-abandoned-castle/

Sunflower State Tours | Tri-County Cemetery Tour

What place are people dying to get into? What place holds the most secrets that only the living can tell? Cemeteries are one of the most fascinating places to visit. The stories that they hold number in the millions.

*Trip price includes lunch.*

This tour will b on Saturday, June 23. We will pickup at 10:00 am at Wyldwood Cellars Winery Outlet at 22936 Grapevine Road outside of Paxico, off of Exit #333 on Interstate 70. We will return you to your cars at the winery at 2:30 pm.

On this tour, you will visit 4 cemeteries in 3 counties. These will include Maple Hill, Uniontown, Louis Vieux, and Cholera cemeteries. Depending on the time, there might be holders of the stories telling us the lives of the ones no longer above ground.

We will stop for lunch at Fulmer’s Kansas Premium Meats and Eatery in Belvue, KS.

— Read on www.sunflowerstatetours.org/product-page/tri-county-cemetery-tour

Restaurants in Council Grove, KS

Only In Your State published an article about the restaurants. Council Grove is a small town but lots of character. It is your typical middle America small town. Walking/hiking trails with waterfalls. It is also a very historic town with ties to bleeding Kansas and the American civil war.

KTWU’s Sunflower Journeys

Sunflower Journeys which airs on KTWU on Thursday nights documents the History and culture of small Kansas towns. Each episode covers three short stories about people in the community and the communities history.  Shows like this are educational and great for families. If you love history and/or love to travel this is the show for you. Some of the towns featured have only a few hundred people but I would like to visit to see some of the businesss’ they feature. They have featured a brewery based 

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