Related Program: Studio 360 with Kurt Andersen Visiting Kansas' Iconic 'Home On The Range' By editor • Jan 3, 2018 Related Program: Studio 360 with Kurt Andersen TweetShareGoogle+Email El Dean Holthus of Smith Center, Kansas, leads a tour of the property where Brewster Higley wrote 'Home on the Range,' including a restored cabin where Higley lived. (C.J. Janovy/KCUR) Listen Listening... / Throughout rural America, it’s common to see old, weathered houses abandoned and sinking back into the earth. But the people of Smith Center, Kansas, have made a point of saving one such home on the range. That’s because it is the home on the range. C.J. Janovy (@cjjanovy) of KCUR has the story.Copyright 2018 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/. TweetShareGoogle+EmailView the discussion thread.