Anness, Sedgwick County

Anness, Sedgwick County

Title

Anness, Sedgwick County

Subject

The town of Anness, "Planted But Not Grown":Sedgwick County, 1887

Description

W.H. Wilson founded Anness in the 1880s, in what is now southwestern Sedgwick County. Named after his wife Ann and born out of the overstepping railroad into his farmland. The farm community of Anness never flourished to more than 100 residents and lost it's hold to the automobile and growing town of Wichita. The post office of Anness now sits as part of a tourist attraction in Wichita's Cowtown.

Creator

Alex Jackson

Source

The Chapman Center For Rural Studies

Publisher

The Chapman Center For Rural Studies

Date

Spring 2011

Rights

The Chapman Center For Rural Studies

Relation

Kansas State University, Department Of History

Format

pdf, 1.4 MB

Geolocation

Citation

Alex Jackson, “Anness, Sedgwick County,” Lost Kansas Communities, accessed March 25, 2017, http://lostkscommunities.omeka.net/items/show/26.