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The Bitting Brothers' Keystone Clothing House, built in 1879 on the northwest corner of Douglas and Market in Wichita Old Pictures, Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Victorian Photos, Land Of Oz, Home On The Range, Overland Park, Back In Time, Old West

Bitting Bros. Store; Wichita, KS

Photo of the first Bitting Brothers store (built in 1879) that was on the northwest corner of Douglas and Market in Wichita, KS. This two-story building was built by William Henry Sternberg (1832 - 1906). The official name of the store (although commonly called the Bitting Brother's Store) was actually the "Keystone Clothing House". The Bitting Brothers (Alfed Bitting and Charles Bitting) became quite wealthy with this upscale store, selling clothing, rugs, toys and more. In later years…

Crest Theater formerly located at 4825 E Douglas, Wichita KS

Crest Theater formerly located at 4825 E Douglas

Wichita, KS Title/Object Name: Crest Theatre Creator: Rorabaugh & Millsap Date Original: 1951 Kansas Usa, Land Of Oz, Home On The Range, See Movie, My Town, Beautiful Buildings, Old Movies, Movie Theater, Historical Photos
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1951, Wichita.

The old Boat House, Riverside Park, Wichita KS Kansas Usa, Riverside Park, Land Of Oz, Old Boats, As Time Goes By, Home On The Range, Jesse James, Boat Rental, Back In Time
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Boathouse, Wichita, KS - Wichita-Sedgwick County Historical Museum

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Wichita, KS

The Miller Theater in Wichita, Kansas, was a genuine movie palace. I saw my first-ever movie there, Disney's "Cinderella". In this photo, a group of airmen from McConnell Air Force Base are seen standing in front of Miller Theater in Land Of Oz, Home On The Range, Movie Theater, Theatre, About Time Movie, Beautiful Buildings, Vintage Movies, Historical Photos, Kansas
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Miller theater sign

Wichita Union Station in Wichita, KS

Wichita train station

Retro Hamburger Sign Retro sign in Wichita (Kansas), US… Jacks North Hi Carryout… on west Street, across the street from North High School Old Neon Signs, Vintage Neon Signs, Old Signs, Vintage Diner, Vintage Hotels, Vintage Restaurant, Retro Signage, Roadside Attractions, Roadside Signs

Retro Hamburger Sign

13th Ave, Wichita, KS

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Keeper of the Plains by JC Findley

Keeper of the Plains Photograph by JC Findley

Old Town is nestled in the heart of Wichita Kansas. Among the brick-lined streets and historic lampposts are a collection of converted brick warehouses dating back to the mid Family Vacation Destinations, Vacation Spots, Vacation Ideas, Old Town San Diego, Kansas Usa, Old Town Alexandria, Land Of Oz, On The Road Again, Home On The Range

Old Town Marketplace - Wichita, Kansas

The Old Town district of Wichita, Kansas has a variety of retail and service establishments. Many of these businesses are concentrated in a "town square" near the intersection E 2nd N and N. Mead.

pictures of Joyland in Wichita, KS - it was one of the last operational wooden roller coasters in America until abandoned. Abandoned Theme Parks, Abandoned Amusement Parks, Abandoned Buildings, Abandoned Places, Abandoned Castles, Abandoned Mansions, Amusement Park Rides, Land Of Oz, Home On The Range

Joyland in Wichita, Kansas

Riverside Park, Wichita, Kansas by nita

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The Orpheum Theatre, opened on September is Wichita's premiere non-profit center for performing arts, concerts, films and everything entertainment. Kansas Missouri, Kansas Usa, State Of Kansas, Theater Architecture, Land Of Oz, Home On The Range, Concert Hall, Great Lakes, Old Town
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Troll, created by sculptor Connie Ernatt, that "lives" under a grate near the Keeper of the Plains statue, Wichita, Kansas. So the troll is also known as the "Keeper of the Drains! Kansas Missouri, Kansas Usa, Texas Travel, Travel Usa, On The Road Again, Home On The Range, My Escape, My Town, Adventure Is Out There
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Troll near Keeper of the Plains in artist’s shop for repairs

He hid down in that hole for six and a half years, minding his own business.

: WICH-ə-taw is the largest city in the U. state of Kansas. According to the 2011 United States Census Bureau estimate, the city population was Kansas Usa, State Of Kansas, Kansas City, Oklahoma, Great Places, Places To See, Places Ive Been, Land Of Oz, Home On The Range

8 FREE Things to do in Wichita, Kansas | Traveling Mom

It may come as a surprise to you that Wichita is Kansas’ largest city. It is filled with sizable aviation manufacturers and western heritage, arts and culture, entrepreneurs, festivals, and places to dine, shop, and play. The city has also been recognized for its breathtaking sunsets, beautiful weather, friendly residents, remarkable affordability, and ease of …