Walsburg, Riley County

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Title

Walsburg, Riley County

Subject

Walsburg, Riley County, Kansas, 1891–1953

Description

Swedish settlers founded Walsburg in 1866, naming it after nearby Walnut Creek. A small Swedish community grew there for decades. However, after the Union Pacific Railroad left town in 1935, Walsburg declined and became a lost community.

Creator

Tamar Adcock

Publisher

Chapman Center for Rural Studies

Date

Fall 2012

Contributor

Kansas State University

Rights

Chapman Center for Rural Studies

Format

PDF

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Citation

Tamar Adcock, “Walsburg, Riley County,” Lost Kansas Communities, accessed June 25, 2017, http://lostkscommunities.omeka.net/items/show/169.