Two miles north of Lebanon, Kansas, at the edge of a field, you will find a marker indicating that this spot is indeed the geographical center of the 48 contiguous United States. Beside the marker, there is a cute little chapel on wheels to sit in if you wish. Slightly to the southwest of the center marker is an abandoned motel, suggesting that someone at one time felt that this would be an attraction to draw multitudes to it. I don't think this has been the case, however.
The marker is located just off of US highways 36 and 281, 16 miles south of the Nebraska border.
We had a few contemplative moments looking out across the rolling fields as we stood at the center of the US. The n...Read More