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A brief history of Red Rocks

William Allen White was a Pulitzer Prize winning journalist, editor of The Emporia Gazette, and political adviser to presidents. He and his wife, Sallie, hosted five presidents at Red Rocks including, Theodore Roosevelt. Their son, William Lindsay White, was a well-known radio broadcaster and later an editor of the Gazette. They connected with famous people like H. G. Wells and Albert Einstein.

Learn more about the White family, their legacy, and their home here.

Red Rocks, Emporia, Kansas
William Allen White Children's Book Award celebrates its 70th anniversary in 2022
Time and Life magazines featuring the White family