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16 Roadside Architectural Wonders

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Dorothy's House: Liberal, Kansas
Dorothy's House was designated in 1981 by the town of Liberal, Kansas, as the house of The Wizard of Oz's Dorothy Gale.
Dorothy's House was designated in 1981 by the town of Liberal, Kansas, as the house of The Wizard of Oz's Dorothy Gale.
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"There's no place like home," chanted The Wizard of Oz's Dorothy Gale as she clicked her ruby slipper-clad feet together.

Well, in 1981 the good folk of Liberal, Kansas, took it upon themselves to designate a house from 1907 as Miss Gale's official residence, and the place now serves as the gateway to an animatronic attraction dubbed the Land of Oz.

Learn about Lucy the Elephant and "zoomorphic architecture" in the next section.