Lucas, Kansas: World's Largest Souvenir Travel Plate

Built in 2007 out of an old satellite dish by artist Erika Nelson. The colorful plate serves as a Welcome sign, and is covered with images of all the other oddball things you can see in Lucas.

Address:
Hwy 18, Lucas, KS
Directions:
East edge of town, on the west side of Hwy 18, just south of and across the highway from the K-18 Cafe, gas station, and airfield.
Admission:
Free
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World's Largest Souvenir Plate

The plate sustained some storm damage, but was repaired and repainted in the Summer of 2018.

[Carla Prael, 09/08/2018]

A hailstorm damaged the plate in April 2015; it looked pretty ragged when we saw it a year later. Artist Erika Nelson, who created the plate, began restoring and repainting it in 2017. She finished a year later. Now it looks great again!

Travel plate.

World's Largest Souvenir Travel Plate

Needs a touch up, but still there.

[Tim Martini/Exploring The Obscure, 11/10/2015]

The old satellite dish, which is slowly surrendering to the elements, was made to resemble a souvenir plate for the folk art-crazy town of Lucas.


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