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Pence, Scott County

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In northwest Scott County, where wind is plentiful and trees are few and far between, sits the disappearing small town of Pence, Kansas. Platted on October 27, 1886, Pence is located in Beaver Township, which is in the most northwestern corner of…

Manning, Scott County

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This is a paper about Manning, Kansas. Manning is located in Keystone Township in Scott County, Kansas. It existed from 1887 to 1955. The Manning Jayhawkers 4-H Club served as a factor of persistence in Manning. It now serves as Manning’s primary…

What We See and Why We Stay: Place Studies Through Windshield Surveys of Scott County, Kansas

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The western plains of Kansas sweep from one end of the horizon to another seemingly without ending. They are broken only by the sharp asphalt of highways cutting through fields and pastures which connect the numerous small towns that dot the…

A Rural Resort: Farming and Recreation in Scott County, Kansas at Beaver Beach, 1886-1933

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The author uses historic accounts to recreate the details of Beaver Beach Amusement Park, which was a source of recreation for rural Scott County residents.

El Quartelejo Pueblo Ruins, Scott County, Kansas

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In this paper, the author discusses the El Quartelejo Pueblo ruins located in present-day Scott County, Kansas. The Taos and the Picuris Indians who came from what is today northwestern New Mexico fled their homelands due to their Spanish overlords…