Swedesburg, Clay County

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Title

Swedesburg, Clay County

Subject

Swedesburg Community Perseveres for Over 140 Years

Description

Swedish immigrants established the first homestead in what became Garfield Township in 1868. Churches provided the foundation of the Swedesburg community, which overcame the Great Depression, both world wars, and a 1973 tornado.

Creator

Christopher E. Potenski

Publisher

Chapman Center for Rural Studies

Date

December 14, 2012

Contributor

Kansas State University

Rights

Chapman Center for Rural Studies

Format

PDF

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Citation

Christopher E. Potenski, “Swedesburg, Clay County,” Lost Kansas Communities, accessed December 14, 2017, http://lostkscommunities.omeka.net/items/show/163.