Browse Items (1 total) Tags: J.M. Rankin Browse All Browse by Tag Search Items Sort by: Title Creator Date Added Ottumwa, Coffey County The lost town of Ottumwa, Coffey County, Kansas was settled by migrants of the Northern Midland Migration movement who shared similar progressive values and beliefs. The town experienced a brief period of prosperity, in which the town was home to a… Tags: "free state", Boonville, Burlington, Coffey County, Dr. Hamilton Smith, Fort Scott, J.G. Shawbell, J.M. Rankin, John Redmond Reservoir, Lawrence, Neosho River, Nickolas Wheeler, Ottumwa, Rosette Smith, Sauk and Fox Indians, Thomas Bowen, Western Christian University Featured Item Eureka Lake, Riley County This paper examines the history of Eureka Lake, a short lived resort southwest of Manhattan, Kansas.