Americus, Lyon County

Title

Americus, Lyon County

Subject

How A Man, His Plan, and His Company Created
The Early History of Americus, Kansas 1857-1897

Description

This essay portrays the founding of Americus, Kansas, and how it became one of the proudest populations in late 19th century Kansas. Through the ambitions of Arthur Baker, and the other fifteen members of the Americus Town Company, Americus thrived. This study includes early maps of Americus, articles from the town newspaper, and photographs of Americus town site.

Creator

Halston Ladd

Publisher

The Chapman Center for Rural Studies

Date

Fall 2012

Rights

The Chapman Center for Rural Studies

Relation

Kansas State University, Department of History

Format

pdf

Type

Document

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Citation

Halston Ladd, “Americus, Lyon County,” Chapman Center Research Collections, accessed June 23, 2017, http://ccrsresearchcollections.omeka.net/items/show/100.

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