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Blood Creek, Pottawatomie County

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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…

Duluth, Pottawatomie County

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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…

Early Historical Atlas Depictions of Agriculture in Kansas:
1880s-Early 1900s

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My research project is over early historical depictions of agriculture in Kansas 1887. I am trying to figure out if farms in the historical atlas of Kansas truly represented agriculture; did the farmsteads, livestock, and crops really look like the…

Elbow Community, Pottawatomie County

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…

Elm Slough, Pottawatomie County

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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.

Fact vs. Speculation: Finding the Meaning Behind the Westmoreland Slaughterhouse, Pottawatomie County, Kansas, 1859 – 1959

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With Germanic and possibly surviving medieval European culture ways implanted in Pottawatomie County, a shared rural slaughterhouse in early Westmoreland provides clues. From oral accounts only, the author locates the site of the original…

Flush, Pottawatomie County

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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…

Garrison, Pottawatomie County

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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, Pottawatomie County

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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…