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Garrison, Pottawatomie County

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The town of Garrison in Pottawatomie County, Kansas is one of the most interesting towns of the Blue River Valley, with distinct and determined people. Founded around 1880, Garrison was destroyed in 1959 to create Tuttle Creek Dam and Reservoir. …

Flush, Pottawatomie County

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This paper explores the effects of transportation on the community of Flush, Pottawatomie, County, Kansas from 1854 to 1914. The paper will demonstrate how transportation was related to the rise and fall of Flush. It utilizes books, interviews, Platt…

LaClede, St.Clere and Flush -Pottawatomie County

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LaClede, St. Clere and Flush once had a growing population until the start of the construction of Route 40 in the 1880's. The author explains the similarities of population loss and the individual uniqueness of each community that is also gone.

Swamp Angel, Pottawatomie County

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The author theorizes the name of "Swamp Angel" and its possible settlement by its remaining un-incorporated houses, grain silo and railroad tracks located on the floodplain of the Kansas River.

Elbow Community, Pottawatomie County

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The Elbow Creek Community in Blue Township, Pottawatomie County, resided approximately five miles from Manhattan, Kansas near the border between Riley County and Pottawatomie County.
Elbow was “settled” in the 1860's, and would officially die with…