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Lucas, Kansas

Lucas Chamber Members - Brant's Meat Market & Vonada Stone Company named two of the
"8 Wonders of Kansas Commerce"


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    "Lucas Community Voted One of the 8 Wonders of Kansas Art"
"Governor's Award for Tourism Recipient"


   


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Founded: 1887 Population: 407 (2010)
School District: USD 299   Elevation: 1500 feet feet
ZIP code: 67648 Latitude: 39° 3' 22" N
Area Code: 785 Longitude: 98° 32' 10" W

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Watch - A Drive Through History Along The Post Rock Scenic Byway

Events

Flying Pig Studio & Gallery

Garden of Eden

Grassroots Art Center

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Lucas Area Community Theater

Post Rock Scenic Byway

Russell County  Lodging 

Sylvan/Lucas Schools

Wilson Lake

Worlds Largest Things
        Lucas, a farming community of 407 people, is known as the "Grassroots Art Capital of Kansas". The World’s Largest Souvenir Travel Plate welcomes you to town, and traditional Post Rock limestone architecture enhances neighborhoods and downtown businesses. Lucas is home to a thriving downtown, a community-based, first-run movie theater, and some wonderful art experiences. World famous outsider art environment Garden of Eden has been an attraction since 1907, built by Civil War Veteran S.P. Dinsmoor. Over 150 three story concrete structures show the pioneering spirit of this town that embraces art by everyday people. The Garden of Eden is listed in the National Register of Historic Places, also consists of a stone log cabin home and a mausoleum where Mr. Dinsmoor and his first wife are buried.

The Grassroots Art Center houses the work of untrained artists of the region. Ceramic wonders await you at the Flying Pig Studio and Gallery. While in Lucas don't miss The Worlds Largest Things just south of the Garden of Eden. Be sure to see the World's Smallest Mural and also remember to bring a chair for Erika's "Chairy" Tree.
Stop by for a taste of traditional recipe Czechlovakian bologna from Brant’s Meat Market, now in its third generation, and experience the quirky wonderful things Lucas has to offer.

Lucas is nestled in the heart of Post Rock Country and the Smoky Hills region of Kansas. It is located in Russell county at the junction of K-18 and K-232 highways just eight miles north of beautiful Wilson Lake, the "Clearest Lake in Kansas". Winding around Wilson Lake from I-70 to Lucas is the Post Rock Scenic Byway. The byway kiosk at the west end of the Wilson Lake Dam tells the history of the limestone used in the area and the towns of Lucas and Wilson.
 
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      Lucas has an active PRIDE Program that has many ongoing community projects. As you look down Main Street you will see these projects in the flower planters, benches, mini park, flag pole, cemetery directory and the community bulletin board.
Lucas is a small, but busy, town that is home to over 30 businesses and citizens who work hard to keep the community dynamic and growing.
For more information about Lucas, contact the Lucas Area Chamber of Commerce.
 
                
                                  
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Lucas Area Chamber of Commerce
(785) 525-6288
201 S. Main / P. O. Box 186 / Lucas, KS 67648
 
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