Solomon Rapids, Mitchell County

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Title

Solomon Rapids, Mitchell County

Subject

Solomon Rapids was on the losing end with its "twin town" Willow Springs. The author describes a common settlement pattern of early Kansas.

Description

In this paper you will see how twin town rivalry can lead to the death of a town. This will be done using the case study of Solomon Rapids located in Mitchell County Kansas. This study includes recent photographs of the Solomon Rapids town site.

Creator

Laura Thiessen

Publisher

The Chapman Center for Rural Studies

Date

Spring 2012

Rights

The Chapman Center for Rural Studies

Relation

Kansas State University, Department of History

Format

pdf

Type

Document

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Citation

Laura Thiessen, “Solomon Rapids, Mitchell County,” Lost Kansas Communities, accessed November 18, 2017, http://lostkscommunities.omeka.net/items/show/102.