Lanesfield, Johnson County

Title

Lanesfield, Johnson County

Subject

Lanesfield, Johnson County
Anti-slavery settlement

Description

Lanesfield, Kansas was founded in honor of James Henry Lane, an infamous free-state leader, during a period of extreme violence and chaos. Lanesfield grew in the early years, but eventually disintegrated as people relocated closer to the railroad. This study includes a map of the area and extensive research on the development and downfall of Lanesfield, Kansas.

Creator

Steven Angles

Publisher

The Chapman Center for Rural Studies

Date

Spring 2012

Rights

The Chapman Center for Rural Studies

Relation

Kansas State University, The Department of History

Type

Document

Geolocation

Citation

Steven Angles, “Lanesfield, Johnson County,” Lost Kansas Communities, accessed September 16, 2019, https://lostkscommunities.omeka.net/items/show/89.