From 2011 Visit KC Official Guide.
26 Things Every Visitor Should Know About KC.
I'll just be doing those of interest to me.
A is for AMERICAN ROYAL BARBECUE-- Thousands of amateur chefs bring out there best. Also a rodeo.
B is for BARBECUE-- One of my favorite things in the whole world. The KC area has more than 80 establishments serving up the stuff.
C is for COUNTRY CLUB PLAZA-- A14-block outdoor shopping and entertainment district.
E is for EARHART-- American-legend Amelia Earhart from nearby Atchison, Kansas. Others from KC area: Paul Rudd, Thomas Hart Benton, Walter Cronkite and Tom Watson.
F is for FIRSTS-- The American Jazz Museum was the first in the country devoted solely to the music. National World War I Museum, first American and only national museum dedicated to the Great War. (There should also be one on the National Mall in DC>)
H is for HALLMARK-- Joyce C. Hall arrived in KC in 1910 with two shoe boxes full of postcards and a dream. Today, his company produces over 2 billion cards a year.
Obviously, More to Come. --RoadDog
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