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The village of Hochfeld, located in the Menno Township of Marion County, Kansas, was settled in 1874 by German Mennonites on land purchased from the Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad Company. Attracted by military exemption laws and new…

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The lost town of Haworth, located in Republic County, Kansas, was built and settled along an existing railway. Many of the inhabitants including the Haworth family were from the Midwest travelling west in search of better opportunities. This study…

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The author used an accumulation of fragmented information collected from local contacts and historic documents to create a comparison between the twin towns of Wilsey and Helmick, Morris County, Kansas. She used census reports, plat maps,…

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The author uses geographical concepts and relates them to the rise and fall of Huscher, Kansas. He utilizes historic documents, genealogical data, census records, and historic maps to reconstruct the history of the town.

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Haddam is a little Kansas town ten miles from the Nebraska border that has managed to survive through a slew of fires and other tragedies throughout the years. Flour factories, honey business, and a once thriving auto dealership have all stuck their…

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Author recreates the town of Hope using historic plat maps that he used to draw the actual extent of the town.
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