Arkansas City, Kansas: Scripture Hill

"Christ died for the ungodly" in eighteen-foot-high letters, claimed to be the largest message made of rocks on earth.
Address:
US Hwy 77 Bypass, Arkansas City, KS
Directions:
Visible to the west from northbound US Hwy 77 Bypass, midway between US Hwy 166 and US Hwy 77.
Admission:
Free
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Scripture Hill

"Christ died for the ungodly" in eighteen-foot-high letters on a hillside north of Arkansas City.

[Ralph Decker, 01/12/2013]

The magnitude of the letters -- each is 18 feet high -- is considerably lessened because they are far away from the nearest road. They were made (in 1897) to be seen from passenger railroad tracks that run next to the hillside.


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