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This is a short history of the hotel and mineral springs community that once existed on land
owned by the William Blasing family, Zeandale Township, Riley County, Kansas. Although not
actually a town, Blasing Springs was a thriving enterprise…

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This is a study of Poliska and Tauromee, Kansas. These two towns, in the vicinity of Manhattan, Kan., only lasted two-three years, due to several factors, including the ever-growing city of Manhattan, which basically sucked both towns in. This study…

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The following passage is a historically backed re-creation of life in the rural Kansas township. I have done extensive research on the township of Pavilion as well as the surrounding area, and I have chosen to integrate facts with fiction in an…

"Swamp Angel" Cannon
The author theorizes the name of "Swamp Angel" and its possible settlement by its remaining un-incorporated houses, grain silo and railroad tracks located on the floodplain of the Kansas River.
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