Kansas Myths and Legends: The True Stories behind History's Mysteries

Kansas Myths and Legends: The True Stories behind History's Mysteries

by Diana Lambdin Meyer

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781493028405
Publisher: TwoDot
Publication date: 10/01/2017
Series: Legends of the West Series
Edition description: Second Edition
Pages: 200
Sales rank: 822,830
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Diana Lambdin Meyer is a Kansas City–based freelance travel writer. Her lifelong fascination with history and the odd details of life have inspired her to write about the myths and legends that have taken place in Kansas in the past 150 years.
Diana’s career as a travel writer has taken her, a farm girl from rural southern Illinois, to some of the farthest reaches of the planet—but some of her favorites stories and journeys have been just down the road and around the corner.
Diana is also the author of Day Trips from Kansas City and Nebraska: Off The Beaten Path (both Globe Pequot Press). She and her husband/photographer, Bruce, are active members of the Society of American Travel Writers. Follow their journeys at www.mojotraveler.com.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction
Chapter 1: The Bloody Benders: The First Family of Serial Killers
Chapter 2: The Frightful Childhood of Buffalo Bill Cody
Chapter 3: The Dalton Gang’s Buried Treasure
Chapter 4: Nicodemus, Kansas: Legendary Black Town of the American West
Chapter 5: The Phog That Blankets Lawrence, Kansas
Chapter 6: When General George Armstrong Custer Deserted His Post
Chapter 7: Dwight David Eisenhower
Chapter 8: Children: Free to a Good Home in Kansas
Chapter 9: Carry A. Nation in Kansas
Chapter 10: The Murder of the Hermit of Council Grove
Chapter 11: John Brown
Chapter 12: Amelia Earhart’s Return to Atchison, Kansas
Chapter 13: FBI Cover-Up in Kansas City
Chapter 14: Aunt Amanda’s Hidden Fortune
Bibliography
Index
About the Author

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