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The novel "Sod & Stubble" is a true American classic. It follows the pioneering adventures of  the Ise family as they find out what life is like on the unforgiving Kansas Prairie. Author John Ise explores his families heritage with a profound piece of work that makes us feel like we are roughing it in Osborne County.


What will we experience?

  • See the actual locations of places in "Sod & Stubble"

  • Lunch at the Hunter Cafe in Hunter  

    • Their special for Friday is REAL chicken fried steak

  • Historic Carnegie Library & Historic Memorial Hall in Downs​

  • Add twine to THE World's Largest Ball of Twine in Cawker City

  • Crispin Drug Store Museum in Lincoln


You will be picked up at the McPherson Public Library at 9:30 am on August 2nd. We will return to the library at 5:30 pm. 


You do NOT want to miss this amazing opportunity to not only see where the book actually takes place, but the amazing culture that surrounds the area. 

Sod & Stubble Tour