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This study of Ludell, Kansas and the lack of name continuity in Rawlins County includes a map analysis, a printed memoir-history by a resident, photographs of the town site, and an author’s firsthand accounts of interviews conducted with those who…

Chelsea was located in chelsea Township of Butler County from 1857-1978. This study includes early maps of the county, information provided by the Butler County Historical Society, and some photographs of the town before it was gone. This analysis…

The following paper is a history of the town of Stanley, Oxford Township, Johnson County, Kansas. Stanley was an unincorporated community that was annexed by Overland Park in 1985 despite resistance from residents. The information was mainly…

This study of an Irish settlement area that included parts of two counties is based on fieldwork, photographs, original church sources, and an investigation of cultural traditions.

This study illustrates the founding, growth, and decline of the small town of Goff, Kansas in Nemaha County. Originally located at the crossroads of the Central Branch of the Missouri Pacific Railroad and the Kansas City, Wyandotte and Northwestern…

Jennifer Milnes chose to write about this town to show that a town can persist as long as the people stay connected. The history is still among us, we just have to dig a little deeper sometimes. By talking and networking in surrounding communities,…

This study of early Chapman and the Sanborn Lumber Yard in Dickinson County, Kansas, includes a map of the county, an interview, and photographs of the Sanborn Lumber Yard.

This document provides a comprehensive history of the lost community of Bodarc (Bois D’ Arc) from the time that the Osage Indians settled the land to present day. Bodarc was unofficially founded in 1875 and included a mill, general store,…