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Washington County

This page contains all of our studies of communities located in Washington County (in alphabetical order).

Barnes, Washington County

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The author creates a charming portrait of the town of Barnes, Kansas. She uses documents as well as oral interviews to tell the delightful history of…

Haddam, Washington County

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Haddam is a little Kansas town ten miles from the Nebraska border that has managed to survive through a slew of fires and other tragedies throughout…

Hanover, Washington County

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The author gives a wonderful portrayal of the Hanover, Kansas area. She delves into many aspects surrounding the town and details its settlement using…

Hollenberg Station, Washington County

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The author tells the colorful history of the Hollenberg station and the Hollenberg family. The station provided an essential stopping point for…

Mahaska, Washington County

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The author uses newspaper articles and historic documents to retell the history of the once bustling town of Mahaska. He also connects larger national…

Palmer, Washington County

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This study is of the city of Palmer, located in Washington County, Kansas, and how the entrepreneurial spirit allowed it to flourish. This industry…

Strawberry, Washington County

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The author uses newspaper articles and historic documents to tell the story of the town of Strawberry, Kansas. She is able to give an explanation of…