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.

US Hwy 77 Bypass, Arkansas City, KS
Visible to the west from northbound US Hwy 77 Bypass, midway between US Hwy 166 and US Hwy 77.
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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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