Browse Items (1 total) Tags: William Newton Browse All Browse by Tag Search Items Sort by: TitleCreatorDate Added Mahaska, Washington County The author uses newspaper articles and historic documents to retell the history of the once bustling town of Mahaska. He also connects larger national events to the causes of Mahaska's decline. Tags: "Initial Point", "Weat Eighties", A.M. Allredge, automobile, Blake Berryhill, Bonham, Burchen Beeson, C.H. Coonrod, Col. G.E. Stowe, Dick Westwick, Dollie Bonham, dugouts, E.A. Moorhead, E.A. Woodman, frontier town, immigrant trains, Isaiah Bonham, John Deegan, M, Mahaska, Mahaska Leader, Mormon Trail, Oregon Trail, Railroad, Rock Island Railroad, Union Township, Washington County, westward expansion, White Swan, William Newton Featured Item Eureka Lake, Riley County This paper examines the history of Eureka Lake, a short lived resort southwest of Manhattan, Kansas.