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Americus, Lyon County

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This essay portrays the founding of Americus, Kansas, and how it became one of the proudest populations in late 19th century Kansas. Through the ambitions of Arthur Baker, and the other fifteen members of the Americus Town Company, Americus thrived.…

Chalk, Wabaunsee County

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This paper will tell the story of Chalk, Kansas, from the initial settlement in the 1850s to the last business closing in 1956. It will focus on the story of blacksmiths in Chalk and specifically John Crisp, the blacksmith in business there for fifty…