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This color photographic postcard features an attraction in Lucas, Kansas. This postcard reflects one of the sculptures in the Garden of Eden. The structure in the center is a mausoleum. There are three stories of limestone with each story smaller than the story below. A sculpted bird and sculpted American flag are in front of the building. Trees surround the back ground. 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), Tombs & sepulchral monuments
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"Postcard: Garden of Eden Mausoleum in Color" (2021). Tim Johnson Postcard Collection. 265.
Garden of Eden. Lucas, Kansas 67648. This is S. P. Dinsmoor’s stone log cabin mausoleum. Inside is a room 7 x 10 ft. Two feet above the floor a niche in the wall holds the remains of Dinsmoor in his cement coffin with plate glass covering the entire front. Below is the body of his first wife in a steel vault entirely cemented over on all sides.