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Wichita was incorporated in 1870 after the success of businessmen who came to hunt and trade with native populations. Due to its location it was popular with cattle drives headed north to the railroads leading east.
Must see sights/attractions include: the Sedgwick County Historical Museum, the Century II Convention Hall, the Orpheum Theatre, the Wichita Art Museum, the Sedgwick County Zoo and the Kansas Aviation Museum to name but a few.
Did You Know
Wichita is known as “The Air Capital of The World” a reference to the number of aircraft manufacturing companies that set up in the city
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Wichita’s official flag was accepted by proclamation on June 14, 1937, Flag Day. Three red and three white rays alternate from an off-centre blue sun. In the centre of the blue sun is a white circle with four sets of three parallel rays emanating from the circle's principal axis.
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