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Whiskey Point, Geary County

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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…

Sherman, Clay County

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Playing a major role in the railroad industry throughout the middle portion of the country, Sherman was a community inhabited by a wide range of ethnic groups. It saw a boom in economic activity but unfortunately, fell victim to a common die out of a…

Sibley, Cloud County

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Sibley Township, primarily settled by homesteaders from Sweden, Norway, and England, was formally organized in 1866. However, the first settlements in the area date back to 1860 at Lake Sibley. Sibley has a rich history, but ultimately lost out to…

White Rock Township and White Rock City, Republic County

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The White Rock Valley in Republic County saw Indian violence from both the Cheyenne and the Pawnee. This essay traces the founding of the town of White Rock City and its decline during the railroad years. The vital early years of the town are…