In the fall of 1869,15 visionary promoters gathered at Emporia to discuss the Osage lands slated to be opened for settlement the following summer.
I’ve been thinking a lot about Neil Diamond lately.
“Come on, people, smile on your brother, everybody get together
Charlie Jennison bristled just a bit after two “school girls” passed him as he stood in the doorway of his hotel/saloon.
Through vertical consolidation, corporate farms control the majority of Kansas’ beef, swine, dairy and poultry operations. (Socially Responsible Agriculture Project)
Special to the I-R
It’s doubtful downtown Ellsworth will ever appear on the nightly news with looters running in and out of burning stores hauling away as much merchandise as possible before order is restored.
Early Kansas was filled with wild characters that left quite a legacy. Many of them may not have been the kind of person that you would want for a friend or neighbor, but they sure make Kansas history interesting!
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