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Visiting Kansas' Iconic 'Home On The Range'

El Dean Holthus of Smith Center, Kansas, leads a tour of the property where Brewster Higley wrote 'Home on the Range,' including a restored cabin where Higley lived. (C.J. Janovy/KCUR)
El Dean Holthus of Smith Center, Kansas, leads a tour of the property where Brewster Higley wrote 'Home on the Range,' including a restored cabin where Higley lived. (C.J. Janovy/KCUR)

Throughout rural America, it’s common to see old, weathered houses abandoned and sinking back into the earth. But the people of Smith Center, Kansas, have made a point of saving one such home on the range. That’s because it is the home on the range.

C.J. Janovy (@cjjanovy) of KCUR has the story.

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