Squiresville, Johnson County

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Title

Squiresville, Johnson County

Subject

The Sin City of the 19th Century: Squiresville, Johnson County, Kansas, 1857–1868

Description

A. B. Squires established a large hotel in his new town of Squiresville, which became a destination for Union soldiers and stage line passengers until the end of the Civil War and construction of a nearby railroad closed down the town. This study includes census data, military records, newspaper articles, and photographs of the town site.

Creator

Emmalee Laidacker

Publisher

Chapman Center for Rural Studies

Date

Spring 2015

Contributor

Kansas State University

Rights

Chapman Center for Rural Studies

Format

PDF

Language

Englsih

Geolocation

Citation

Emmalee Laidacker, “Squiresville, Johnson County,” Lost Kansas Communities, accessed April 29, 2017, http://lostkscommunities.omeka.net/items/show/173.