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Wichita - 39th Destination in 2001

Some Interesting facts:

  • 31 golf courses
  • 82 % of workers drive cars to work an 18 minute average trip
  • City of 550,000
  • Major medical center
  • Cradle of aircraft industry and home to Cessna Aircraft
  • Kansas Aviation Museum
  • Many historic houses including a Frank Lloyd Wright designed house
  • World class Zoo
  • Botanical gardens
  • 16 square block entertainment districe-Old Town Market Place
  • Old Cowtown Museum with 30 authentically furnished buildings
  • 15 art galleires and museums
  • Broadway shows
  • Terminus of the Chisholm trail
  • On the banks of the Arkansas River
  • Home of The Coleman Company and Museum
  • Keeper of the Plains sculpture
  • Charles M. Russel gallery0famous western painter
  • World's largest western store
  • Palace of the plains-old city hall historical museum and much more

Dr. Vic Durrance, 39th BGA Historian
vrdurrance@beggstelco.net

This page was created on 28 November 2000
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