Today Kansas is 157 Years Old!
But relatively speaking, Kansas is a pup — We will turn 171 years old this year. When the Jesuit Missionaries arrived at Osage Mission, on April 28, 1847, Kansas wasn't even a territory. The mission was one of few civilized spots in Kansas south of the Santa Fe Trail. And civilized is also is also a relative term.
Thoughts 'n Things
Some 'Thoughts' and short articles about past and present-day St. Paul and the Southern Kansas - 4 State Region.