Whiskey Point, Geary County

Title

Whiskey Point, Geary County

Subject

Whiskey Point: A Memorial Town to the Cavalry Soldiers
of Fort Riley, Geary County, Kansas

Description

The lost town of Whiskey Point is located in Geary County, Kansas. It was an “Island” community known to cavalry soldiers for its saloons, brothels, and restaurants. The town disappeared after the Provost Marshall dumped barrels of whiskey into the lake. This study provides a history of Whiskey Point using photographs, newspapers, maps, and an interview with a local history buff and artifact retriever.

Creator

Sarah Stowers

Publisher

The Chapman Center for Rural Studies

Date

Fall 2012

Rights

The Chapman Center for Rural Studies

Relation

Kansas State University, Department of History

Format

pdf

Type

Document

Files

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https://s3.amazonaws.com/omeka-net/2236/archive/files/6302a3e707c30477479df16fd9b689ed.pdf

Citation

Sarah Stowers, “Whiskey Point, Geary County,” Chapman Center Research Collections, accessed December 17, 2018, https://ccrsresearchcollections.omeka.net/items/show/106.

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