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This color photographic postcard features an overview of the Garden of Eden in Lucas, Kansas. The entire attraction is visible with a mausoleum on the left, a limestone house in the center and the entrance to the Garden of Eden to the right. Sculptures are visible in front of the buildings. Blue text is in the top left corner and there is printed text on the back of the card.
4"x 5" photographic postcard
Lucas (Kan.), Russell County (Kan.), Dinsmoor, Samuel Perry, 1843-1932, Garden of Eden (Lucas, ( Kan.), Attractions, Installations (Art)
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"Postcard: Garden of Eden View From Across the Street" (2021). Tim Johnson Postcard Collection. 262.
Garden of Eden Garden of Eden Lucas, Kansas. Mr. Dinsmoor built a “Garden of Eden”, containing among other things, trees, sidewalks, fences, flower beds, fish pool, bird and animal cages, U.S. flags, a “Goddess of Liberty”, soldier, Indian, animals, birds, a monument showing the crucifixion of Labor, angels, the devil, Adam and Eve, the serpent, Cain and Abel, and a visitors dining hall. All these things are constructed of cement, and by 1927, he had used over 113 tons or about 2,273 sacks of cement.