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Stonehenge….In Kansas?


Actually this is sculpture of sorts by artist Steve Murillo called “Solar Calendar”.   Made of limestone pillars, my understanding is that at local noon on the first day of each season, the sun will shine through a metal ring atop the appropriate pillar and  illuminate  a colored glass stone embedded in the ground in the center of the array.    I had never visited the stones before, as it slowly came into view through the mists I couldn’t help but think of Stonehenge.  Interesting  and clever work by Steve Murillo, and a somewhat unusual point of interest for our main park near the center of Wichita.

Here’s the glass stone at the center…