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By William Fischer, Jr., April 27, 2011
The Geographic Center Marker
Kansas (Smith County), Lebanon — 37 — The Geographic Center
In a park three miles north and one mile west is the exact geographic center of the 48 contiguous states. The location has been officially established by the U.S. Geological Survey. It is the point where a plane map of the 48 states would balance . . . — Map (db m46589) HM
Kansas (Smith County), Lebanon — 37 — The Geographic Center
In a park three miles north and one mile west is the exact geographic center of the 48 contiguous states. The location has been officially established by the U.S. Geological Survey. It is the point where a plane map of the 48 states would balance if . . . — Map (db m71928) HM
Kansas (Smith County), Lebanon — The Geographic Center of the United States Lat. 39 50' Long. 98 35' NE 1/4 - SE 1/4 - S32 - T2S - R 11 W
Located by L.T. Hagadorn of Paulette & Wilson - Engineers and L.A. Beardslee - County Engineer. From data furnished by U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey. Dedicated April 25, 1940 — Map (db m46587) HM
Kansas (Smith County), Smith Center — "My Western Home" or "Home on the Range"
On this site circa 1873 Dr. Brewster M. Higley wrote the words to "Home on the Range" Adopted as official State Song of Kansas June 30, 1947 —————— In 1873 Dr. Brewster Higley wrote the . . . — Map (db m52870) HM
Kansas (Smith County), Smith Center — Higley Cabin
Looking to the northwest, south of the white house, behind the trees you will find the cabin home of Dr. Brewster Higley. The cabin was built by Dr. Higley and friends on July 4, 1872. Dr. Higley is best known as the author of the song "Home on the . . . — Map (db m52854) HM

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