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Otter Creek and Springside, Pottawatomie County

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Otter Lake and Springside were two post villages in northwestern Pottawatomie County, Kansas locked in competition for hinterland resources and community perseverance along the Central Line of the Union Pacific Railroad. These twin towns struggled to…

Bigelow, Marshall County

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This study examines the unique factors that influenced the development, progress, and eventual destruction of the lost community of Bigelow. This study includes fieldwork of the former town site, photographs, scholarly journals, and historical…

Irving, Marshall County

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Irving citizens were victim to many challenges, but for 100 years, they remained resilient and showed great grit in times of tragedy. The town was founded by stalwart, educated leaders who knew how to endure. Irving had all the potential to survive…

Lillis, Blaine, and Holy Cross, Marshall and Pottawatomie Counties

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This study of an Irish settlement area that included parts of two counties is based on fieldwork, photographs, original church sources, and an investigation of cultural traditions.