Red Wheat Liberty Bell.

Liberty Bell Made of Wheat

Field review by the editors.

Goessel, Kansas

Life-size, an exact replica of the Liberty Bell made out of turkey red wheat straw. The land-loving Mennonites created it to be hung in the Smithsonian during the 1976 US Bicentennial.

The replica bell is inside the "Turkey Red Wheat Palace," which, to be honest, looks like every other one-story prefab steel farm building in Kansas.

Liberty Bell Made of Wheat

Mennonite Heritage Museum

Address:
200 N. Poplar St., Goessel, KS
Directions:
In the "Turkey Red Wheat Palace" at the Mennonite Heritage Museum. On the west side of N. Poplar St., which is three blocks west of Hwy 15/Bison Rd.
Hours:
T-F 10 am - 4:30 pm, Sa-Su 1-4:30pm. (Call to verify)
Phone:
620-367-8200
RA Rates:
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