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Hints of cities lost to history hidden all around | Taking Stock


Last updated 4/26/2017 at Noon

A report says that the lost city of Etzanoa has been found in Kansas. It was found hiding under the modern municipality named Arkansas City, or Ark City, as one former Kansan tells me it is called.

Etzanoa was home to perhaps 20,000 ancestors of today's Wichita Nation. It was one of the largest settlements in pre-Columbian North America, a rival in size to Cahokia in Illinois.

We do not have anything as large hiding around us, but we certainly have history nearby that we don't notice. And it isn't just native settlements that pre-date European arrival. Significant numbers of p...

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