Lucas, Kansas: Mini-Mount-Rushmore of Florence Deeble

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Address:
126 S. Fairview Ave., Lucas, KS
Directions:
On the east side of S. Fairview Ave., midway between 1st and 2nds Sts. One block west and a half-block north of the Garden of Eden.
Hours:
For house tours, contact Grassroots Art Center. (Call to verify)
Phone:
785-525-6118
Admission:
Yard is free. Tours of house and yard: $7.
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Mini-Mount-Rushmore of Florence Deeble
Florence Deeble built a miniature replica of Mount Rushmore in her back yard. Anyone who wants to wander in probably can, but it's more fun to take a tour of the yard and house with the Grassroots Art Center, which is only two blocks away. Roadsideamerica.com Report... [07/16/2016]

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Garden of Isis, Florence Deeble's Rock Garden

Florence Deeble recreated postcards of her travels in concrete in her backyard in Lucas, Kansas. When she passed away, her family donated her house to the Grassroots Art Center. Mri Pilar approached the Grassroots folks and offered to make art in the house. They asked what she had done. She answered, "Nothing, yet." She started making altered Barbies, and now the first floor of the house is the "Garden of Isis," full of found-object art made from mannequins and dolls.

[Kim Newell, 09/10/2012]
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