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Our 4 kids my wife & I visited the candy factory in 1965, and the kids still talk about.
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1887 Stone Barn

Address: 20438 K-15
Dexter, KS 67038
Telephone Number: 620.886.1703

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This 1878 stone barn holds a wonderful gift and antique shop.  The stone was quarried 10 miles north of the site and transported to the location by horse and wagon.  The family then lived in the barn while they built an impressive rock home across the road - which was completed in 1880.  The original structure of the barn is held together using the mortise and tenon method or "pegged" together.  There are no nails in the original structure. 
Last fall, an interesting mural was painted on the roof to commemorate the 150th birthday of Kansas.

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Shannon Martin, Page Admin
20438 K 15
Dexter, KS 67038
Phone: 620.886.1703
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