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Atchison, Atchison County

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This study contains information about the first settlement called Atchison, Atchison County, in the year 1855. It includes historical accounts, both told by historians and in primary sources, and shows the earliest illustrations of the town. The…

George Earl Adams, Sr.: The Beginning of a Legacy

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This bio-essay focuses on the life of George Earl Adams, Sr., a veteran of WWI who returned to farm the family land in Brush Creek Township, Atchison County. George Adams left a legacy of committed military service and family and civic values,…

Larkin/Larkinburg, Jackson County

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Larkinburg is a small, unincorporated hamlet that straddles the county line between Jackson County and Atchison County, Kansas. In its prime, Larkinburg had a population of about 200. The town was named after M.E. Larkin, who owned 160 acres of land…