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Garden Of Eden The Vision of SP Dinsmoor Family Pictures

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Garden Of Eden – The Vision of S.P. Dinsmoor

The Garden of Eden is a mind-boggling half-acre of concrete sculpture and architecture that towers over this sleepy community of 600 like the proverbial ...

We visited the Garden of Eden in Lucas, Kansas a month ago. If you are anywhere in Kansas and have any inkling that you might enjoy this sort of thing, ...

Crystal examines the mausoleum where Dinsmoor was laid to rest.

S.P. Dinsmoor's Garden of Eden folk art attraction, Lucas, Kan.

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Dinsmoor's early pieces focused on sharing his religious beliefs with visitors.

Samuel Dinsmoor built his home and exterior structures using hand tools commonly found at the turn

The limestone "log" cabin that Dinsmoor constructed to show tourists to Lucas, ...

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The "Labor Crucified" sculpture is the final work by S.P. Dinsmoor.

We visited the Garden of Eden in Lucas, Kansas a month ago. If you are anywhere in Kansas and have any inkling that you might enjoy this sort of thing, ...

The Garden of Eden is a finalist for the 8 Wonders of Kansas because it is a world-renowned grassroots art site with one of the most fascinating (and ...

... Dinsmoor created. At first glance, it's hard to understand exactly what he was trying to represent with his wacko figures, such as this wolf or coyote ...

Samuel Dinsmoor was an eccentric Civil War veteran who built his vision of the Bible out of concrete in the tiny town of Lucas, Kansas.

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Back of the Garden of Eden

Kinda looks like an unfinished pyramid, doesn't it? The inscription on this side of the crypt is for Dinsmoor's wife. She must have been touched.

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The inscription on this side of the crypt is for Dinsmoor's wife. She must have been touched.I then caught my first glimpse of the crazy cement statuary ...

Our tour guide was a granddaughter from Dinsmoor's second wife, who he married during construction

One of the twelve rooms in the home that S.P. Dinsmoor constructed in Lucas, Kansas

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S.P. Dinsmoor's Garden of Eden (post by Kamala Dolphin-Kingsley)

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The Garden of Eden is a finalist for the 8 Wonders of Kansas because it is a world-renowned grassroots art site with one of the most fascinating (and ...

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S.P. Dinsmoor's Garden of Eden (post by Kamala Dolphin-Kingsley)

... the Garden is primarily a comment on social structure and politics at the early part of the 20th century rather than an overtly evangelical environment.

... bird has its mouth open after a little worm eating a leaf. This shows how one animal is after another down to the leaf." - S.P. Dinsmoor

Good article on the progress at the Garden of Eden, from the Hays Daily News. Bringing Dinsmoor's vision ...

The Garden of Eden is a finalist for the 8 Wonders of Kansas because it is a world-renowned grassroots art site with one of the most fascinating (and ...

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Curious behavior for a man who lived in the Garden of Eden? Well, yes and no. For S.P. quite clearly embodied the contradictory ideologies that obsessed the ...

Of course, that could have something to do with my very shaky memory…We met for the tour inside the cabin that Dinsmoor constructed.

Down the road from the Art Center, sits S.P. Dinsmoor's Garden of Eden. In 1907, at the age of 62, Civil War veteran Dinsmoor began construction of this ...

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And I think this is a family portrait with his second wife, who was 20 years old when he was 81. Lucky old coot, eh? But he had a way with the ladies, ...

... bird has its mouth open after a little worm eating a leaf. This shows how one animal is after another down to the leaf." - S.P. Dinsmoor

For S.P. Dinsmoor was no mere home builder, but rather a visionary in every sense of the word. Over the course of the next twenty years, he surrounded the ...

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The story of it's creator, S.P. Dinsmoor, is so long and bizarre (and interesting!) that I'm going to send you to a website to read all about it.

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Grassroots Art Center courtyard. Photo KSF.

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Grassroots Art Center courtyard. Photo KSF.

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Garden of Eden, Lucas, Post Rock Scenic Byway. No two windows are the same size in the Cabin House.

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GARDEN OF EDEN. This is where it all started – Lucas' grassroots art movement, that is. Samuel P. Dinsmoor, a retired school teacher, Civil War veteran, ...

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And I think this is a family portrait with his second wife, who was 20 years old when he was 81. Lucky old coot, eh?

After my eggs and bacon, Manager Wava Kramer told me that the eatery is community-owned, and employs members of farm families all over the area.

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His wife complained that he spent too much time building his garden and she never saw him so he created a sculpture of himself waving to her outside the ...

S. P. Dinsmoor's populist visionary outsider art sculpture 'Garden of Eden' in Lucas, Kansas

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... rugged Post Rock Country, Lucas attracts thousands of curious visitors each year. Most are drawn by the lure of S.P. Dinsmoor's iconic Garden of Eden ...

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