Experience Our Heritage

Tag: Photography


Ready for another Behind the Scenes look at what happens at the museum?  Well here we go!  Here at the museum we have a photograph collection, with lots of great photographs that depict Sherman County and Goodland history.  Some of the photographs focus on people, equipment, agriculture and businesses around Goodland.  Today I found a photograph that Read more…


8 WONDERS OF KANSAS GUIDEBOOK WINS AWARD The Kansas Sampler Foundation was recently notified that their “8 Wonders of Kansas Guidebook” won first place in the North American Travel Journalists Association (NATJA) category for travel book or guide.


Goodland’s skyline, much like the skyline of many Great Plains towns, is marked by grain elevators. Goodland has several grain elevators along the railroad that extend along the edge of town (forming a  typical “T” town shape to Goodland).


The City of Goodland‘s Economic Development Director Michael Solomon has launched the blog “Tales from Goodland” to chronicle life and business in Goodland. Follow his blog to see stunning photography of Goodland and read colorful vignettes about the trials and exultations of living in Northwest Kansas. To find out more about Economic Development in Goodland check out Read more…


Now showing at the High Plains Museum are two traveling exhibits from the Kauffman Museum: “K is for Kansas” and “Considering the Commonplace”. “K is for Kansas: Exploring Kansas from A to Z” features interactive enlarged children’s blocks that detail Kansas history and culture. The Kansas alphabet includes the state symbols that all Kansas children study, but Read more…