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Buckeye, Dickinson County

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It was a Tuesday, April 5, 1870, when a group of approximately two hundred people from Ohio emigrated to Buckeye Township, attracted by the promise of a homestead and prosperity. Residents faced many economic challenges over the years, and now only a…

Liebenthal, Rush County

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Jacob Herrman founded the land in Rush County, Kansas that came to be known as Liebenthal.
The village of Liebenthal still stands today as the proud religious community ithas always been, but it has gotten considerably smaller. It is most likely…