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The authors use the oral tale of the village of Blood Creek as a starting point foe their research. Using field work, genealogical inquiry, and historic documents the authors are able to piece together the history of the Blood Creek settlement in…

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The end of Duluth Town Company came before its twenty-year charter expired. In February of 1912, the directors voted to decrease its capital stock and, three years later, to liquidate all of its assets. The company was officially dissolved on…

St.Patrick's Catholic Church, Elbow Community, Pottawatomie Co.
The Elbow Creek Community in Blue Township, Pottawatomie County, resided approximately five miles from Manhattan, Kansas near the border between Riley County and Pottawatomie County.
Elbow was “settled” in the 1860's, and would officially die with…

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The author uses oral interview and historic documents to reconstruct the details of the little community of Elm Slough in Pottawatomie County, Kansas.

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This paper explores the effects of transportation on the community of Flush, Pottawatomie, County, Kansas from 1854 to 1914. The paper will demonstrate how transportation was related to the rise and fall of Flush. It utilizes books, interviews, Platt…

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The town of Garrison in Pottawatomie County, Kansas is one of the most interesting towns of the Blue River Valley, with distinct and determined people. Founded around 1880, Garrison was destroyed in 1959 to create Tuttle Creek Dam and Reservoir. …

Havensville
A hundred years is enough time for at least three generations to flourish in the town. Serving as an important railroad center, Havensville supported many families and their businesses throughout the years, even reaching close to 500 inhabitants in…

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This study describes the unique evolution of the small community of Laclede in Pottawatomie County, Kansas. Laclede transformed from a failed town to a preserved historical community owned by a single family. The study includes a personal…

Pottawatomie County
LaClede, St. Clere and Flush once had a growing population until the start of the construction of Route 40 in the 1880's. The author explains the similarities of population loss and the individual uniqueness of each community that is also gone.
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