Silkville, Franklin County

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Title

Silkville, Franklin County

Subject

The Ranch that Never Got a Chance: Silkville Ranch, Franklin County, Kansas, 1868-2015

Description

Silkville Ranch was an experimental socialist community founded by Ernest de Boissiere in Franklin County, Williamsburg Township. Although the experiment failed due to financial challenges, Silkville persists as a ranch. This study includes interviews, an unpublished history, and early and later pictures of the ranch.

Creator

Lauren Angermayer

Publisher

Chapman Center for Rural Studies

Date

Spring 2015

Contributor

Kansas State University

Rights

Chapman Center for Rural Studies

Format

PDF

Language

English

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