Tag Archive: Fort Hays Attractions

Aug 29

Sternberg Museum of Natural History: Hays, Kansas


The Sternberg Museum of Natural History is a university museum located in Hays, Kansas and it is the perfect stopover when driving through western Kansas.  If you are ever making the long drive from Kansas City to Denver then this place is a great stop to get out and stretch the legs.  The tour of …

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Aug 11

Historic Fort Hays

Fort Hays Monument

Fort Hays was a western military fort that was created to protect the frontier.  The fort was in operation from 1865 to 1889 and was the one time home to some of the most famous regiments of the west.  For example, the 7th Cavalry, which was led by George Armstrong Custer and the 10th Cavalry, which …

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