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Berea, Franklin County
"A Flash in the Pan with a Lasting Legacy" by Laine Raitinger A history of the early settlement of Berea Kansas in Franklin County, Kansas.

Lane, Franklin County

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As the stage for Bleeding Kansas, Lane, Kansas in Franklin County’s Pottawatomie Township has seen times of violent bloodshed, times of booming prosperity, and times of quiet solitude. Lane has a rich history of business, community, and above all,…

Silkville, Franklin County
Silkville Ranch was an experimental socialist community founded by Ernest de Boissiere in Franklin County, Williamsburg Township. Although the experiment failed due to financial challenges, Silkville persists as a ranch. This study includes…