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A Rural Resort: Farming and Recreation in Scott County, Kansas at Beaver Beach, 1886-1933
The author uses historic accounts to recreate the details of Beaver Beach Amusement Park, which was a source of recreation for rural Scott County residents.

Buckeye, Dickinson County
It was a Tuesday, April 5, 1870, when a group of approximately two hundred people from Ohio emigrated to Buckeye Township, attracted by the promise of a homestead and prosperity. Residents faced many economic challenges over the years, and now only a…

Liebenthal, Rush County

St.Joseph's, Liebenthal, KS
Jacob Herrman founded the land in Rush County, Kansas that came to be known as Liebenthal.
The village of Liebenthal still stands today as the proud religious community ithas always been, but it has gotten considerably smaller. It is most likely…