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Kansas' Quindaro Ruins on brink of historical designation


February 28, 2019

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — The Quindaro Ruins in Kansas City are on the brink of receiving a historical designation that will help preserve the Civil War-era port of entry into Kansas and stop along the Underground Railroad.

Congress voted to give Quindaro a national commemorative site designation as part of a massive public lands package approved Tuesday. The legislation is now headed to President Donald Trump's desk, the Kansas City Star reported.

The designation comes from the National Park Service but falls short of national historic landmark status. Still, supporters said it creates op...

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