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Home On The Range Cabin To Get Some Help

KSCB News - April 25, 2011 8:51 am

The cabin in north-central Kansas
where "Home on the Range" was written is in need of some help.
A grassroots effort began last month to raise money to save the
cabin in Smith County where Brewster Higley wrote the song in 1872.
He called it "My Western Home" but it eventually was renamed
"Home on the Range" and became the Kansas state song.
The cabin where Higley lived is on the National Register of
Historic Places. But it is in bad shape and in need of major
repairs.
The Wichita Eagle reports that The Prairie Rose Chuckwagon
Supper and cowboy singer Michael Martin Murphey will hold a benefit
concert on May 5 for the cabin. The fund-raising has brought in
than $2,000 since it began last month.

 

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