Wheaton, Pottawatomie County

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Title

Wheaton, Pottawatomie County

Subject

A Glimpse of Wheaton, Kansas, Pottawatomie County

Description

Founded in 1881 by individuals of German Heritage, Wheaton grew to a town with three newspapers and made early technology advancements of telephone poles and gas generator. Although the town has dwindled and the school consolidated with Onaga, the Kufahl Family hardware store is still in operation after a century.

Creator

Cameron Barnes

Publisher

The Chapman Center for Rural Studies

Date

Fall 2011

Rights

The Chapman Center for Rural Studies

Relation

Kansas State University, Department of History

Format

pdf

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Citation

Cameron Barnes, “Wheaton, Pottawatomie County,” Lost Kansas Communities, accessed December 14, 2017, http://lostkscommunities.omeka.net/items/show/65.