Links of Interest

Log Cabin Retreat – Links of Interest

The following Links may be of interest to you.

Browse these links for specialized information.

Elliott’s LOG CABIN RETREAT,  <>

Kansas Sampler Foundation, “Preserving, Sustaining Rural Culture” <> and <>. Marci Penner, executive director and author. She and her father Milford Penner co-authored three Kansas guidebooks (“Kansas Weekend Guide”; “Kansas Event Guide” in 2 editions). Marci’s new 432-page spiral-bound book, Kansas Guidebook for Explorers is the most comprehensive Kansas guidebook with 3,597 entries and over 400 color photos. It took two years and 40,124 miles with visits to every one of the state’s 627 incorporated towns and many unincorporated towns for the background research.

State of Kansas website, including Travel & Tourism <>

Kansas Dept. of Commerce Travel & Tourism Division <>

Kansas Department of Wildlife & Parks website <>

Kansas State Historical Society <>

Pawnee Indian Museum State Historic Site <>

Brown Grand Theatre of Concordia <>

Concordia Kansas <>

Amazing 100 Miles, scenic Kansas between Hays and Salina <>

Rolling Hills wildlife adventure, 6 miles west of Salina on I-70 <>

Salina Kansas (80 miles south of Elliott’s Log Cabin Retreat) <>

Lindsborg Kansas, “Little Sweden U.S.A.” (95 miles south of Log Cabin Retreat) <> or <> or <>

McPherson Kansas (110 miles south of Log Cabin Retreat) <>

National Audubon Society <>

Kansas Wildflowers and Grasses <>

Kansas Bed-and-Breakfast Association <>

US Highway 36 Association <>

Nature-Based Alliance <>

North Central Kansas Tourism Region <>

Concordia City and Cloud County Attractions: <>


History: “Camp Concordia: German POWs in the Midwest,” by Lowell A. May. <>. During World War II there were 155 main and 340 branch prisoner-of-war camps in the U.S. — eight in Kansas. Camp Concordia operated from 1943-45 and was the largest Kansas camp, designed to hold more than 4,000 prisoners.

Recommended Services: These area business services are recommended:

Escape to the Country, Dedra Peterson massage therapist 522 Freedom St., Courtland, KS 66939, ph.785-374-4330. (Swedish Massage, Ear Candling, Paraffin Dips)

River Bluff Hunting Company for hunting guides and information about private land hunting, with offices at 521 West 8th, Concordia, KS 66901; Kirby Buer (785-335-2809, cellphone 316-258-7969), Kent Buer (785-243-2592), e-mail <>, website <>.