Atchison, Atchison County

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Title

Atchison, Atchison County

Subject

A Year in the Life of Early Atchison: 1855
Atchison, Atchison County, Kansas

Description

This study contains information about the first settlement called Atchison, Atchison County, in the year 1855. It includes historical accounts, both told by historians and in primary sources, and shows the earliest illustrations of the town. The study will be centered on the life of the small riverfront town during its first years as a pro-slave community and on the events that changed it from the pro-slave outlook to the free-state town you see today.

Creator

Brent Franklin

Publisher

Chapman Center for Rural Studies

Date

Spring 2011

Rights

Chapman Center for Rural Studies

Relation

Kansas State University, Department of History

Format

pdf,

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Citation

Brent Franklin, “Atchison, Atchison County,” Lost Kansas Communities, accessed July 26, 2017, http://lostkscommunities.omeka.net/items/show/50.