Gatesville-Siding, Clay County

Gatesville Cemetery

Title

Gatesville-Siding, Clay County

Subject

The “Un” town: A Portrait of Early Town Founding Gatesville-Siding, Kansas

Description

Gatesville was named for Lorenzo Gates, who settled on Mall Creek in the fall of 1857. There was a school, a post office, and a railroad, but no town was ever established, even though it was an essential hub for livestock shipping.

Creator

Angela Schnee

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, 923 kB

Geolocation

Citation

Angela Schnee, “Gatesville-Siding, Clay County,” Lost Kansas Communities, accessed April 28, 2017, http://lostkscommunities.omeka.net/items/show/28.