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Greensburg Well Reopens

KSCB News - May 29, 2012 8:20 am

Greensburg is reopening the exhibit that was its biggest claim to fame before the southwest Kansas town was smashed by a tornado five years ago.

And visitors who thought there’d be nothing new to see at the world’s largest hand-dug well are in for a surprise. The Big Well used to consist of a visitors’ area, a gift shop and a stairway into the 109-foot well. But like many other structures in Greensburg, the well’s entrance was destroyed in the EF-5 tornado that struck on May 4th, 2007.

It’s been rebuilt as the $3 million Big Well Museum and Visitors Center. Displays in the museum tell the story of the 124-year-old well, the tornado and the town’s rebuilding.

 

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