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The town of Parallel existed in Lincoln Township, Washington County, Kansas. Its unique geography included being located along the border between Washington and Riley County. The town officially existed until 1905 but continued to have residents…

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This study is of the city of Palmer, located in Washington County, Kansas, and how the entrepreneurial spirit allowed it to flourish. This industry allowed the town to thrive though all manner of trials and disasters. This study shall include maps,…

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The author uses newspaper articles and historic documents to tell the story of the town of Strawberry, Kansas. She is able to give an explanation of the towns growth and reasons for its eventual demise.

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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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The author creates a charming portrait of the town of Barnes, Kansas. She uses documents as well as oral interviews to tell the delightful history of the town.
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