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National Park Service Celebrates 100 Years (Don't Overlook Sites in Kansas!)

Lowering the large garrison flag at Fort Larned National Historic Site. Taken during Fort Larned's 150th Anniversary on Memorial Day Weekend, 2009. The flag measures 20' by 36'. It is a 37-star flag. (Flickr/KeithWondra)

This year, the National Park Service celebrates a significant birthday: a century of service. While millions will visit the Great Smoky Mountains, Yellowstone and the Grand Canyon this year, Commentator Rex Buchanan says Kansas residents shouldn't overlook some of the lesser-known park service sites right here in their own backyard. 

Commentator Rex Buchanan is a writer and traveler. He also serves as director of the Kansas Geological Survey at the University of Kansas.

National Park Service: Celebrating 100 Years!

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