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Oneida, Nemaha County

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This study explains the founding, growth, and decline of Oneida, due in part to railroad decline and the relocation of US Highway 36. It includes various interviews, early plat maps of the town, and photographs of early and present-day Oneida.

America City, Nemaha County

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This study illustrates the lost town of America City in Nemaha County, Kansas, from its hopeful founding to its imminent decline. Originally built at what would become the southern edge of the county, America City’s history exhibits an almost…

Richmond, Nemaha County

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Richmond, settled by Upland Southerners, was the territorial county seat for Nemaha County. Competition with a twin town and differing opinions on slavery led to the Richmond’s abandonment. This study includes early surveys of Richmond Township and…

Log Chain, Nemaha County

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The town of Log Chain played an important role in one of the most famous mail carrying passages in the United States; however, when national factors such as the railroads were developed and the Pony Express died, Log Chain followed in close pursuit.