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- Tags: Leavenworth County
While never officially incorporated, it is a community with a curious history that survives even now.
This exhibit uses field work, photographs, interviews, written histories,…
Tags: 1966 Tornados, Alexandria Township, Delaware Indian Reserve, Doc and William Mason, Highway 24-40, Isaiah Lowe, Jarbalo, Jarbalo Methodist Church, Jarbalo Rural High School, John Wright, Kansas City, Lawrence, Leavenworth County, Leavenworth Topeka & Southwestern Railway, Mallory Harrell, Opliger Grocery Store, Stranger Creek, Stranger Valley Grange, Stranger Valley School, Thamar Barnett, Tonganoxie, Vigus Garage, Wright's Station
Tags: Bishop John Miege, Buffalo Bill, Catholic mission, Father Hoecken, Father Van Quickenborn, floods, Fort de Cavagnial, French, fur trade, Isaac Cody, Josiah Elliott, K, Kickapoo, Kickapoo Indians, Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Lewis & Clark expedition, Major M.P. Rively, Major Robert Wilson, Missouri River, post office, pro-slavery, rival towns, Sacred Heart, steam ferry, trading post, Weston, William F. Cody, Zach Baker
Tags: Atchison Topeka & Santa Fe, C.K. Garrison, Denver, Holton, Jackson County, Jay Gould, Jessica Wheeler, Kansas Central, Kansas Central Railway, Kansas City, Kansas Pacific Railway, Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Leonard Smith, Mill Creek Township, Missouri River, Onaga, The Leavenworth Times, Union Pacific, Vermillion River
Families in Holland, Kansas, a Dickinson County town seven miles south of Abilene, sought to form a community that could provide a education for their…