Category: Kansas History

What You Should Know About The Allen Fieldhouse

Allen Field House

For over 60 years, the University of Kansas Jayhawks have played at the Allen Fieldhouse in Lawrence, Kansas. The hallowed venue has become one of college basketball’s most historically significant and prestigious buildings. It has hosted more than three dozen NCAA tournament games over the years. More Than Just a Basketball Venue Besides sports, the… Read more »

A Look at the History of the Kansas Jayhawk

Kansas Jayhawk

When people visit Kansas, they’re sometimes surprised to see that there aren’t actually Jayhawks flying around everywhere. There is a good reason for that: Jayhawks are mythical birds, not real ones. Nevertheless, that doesn’t mean that the Kansas Jayhawk hasn’t played an important role in the state over the years. The bird, which is the… Read more »