BR Brown County, Kansas (formerly Browne County), was established in 1855. It was one of Kansas’ original 36 counties and named for Albert Brown, a U.S. Senator from Mississippi who promoted Kansas statehood. The county seat of Brown County is Hiawatha, Kansas.
KANSAS CITY, KS - A Missouri Pacific passenger tain, north-bound, leaving here at 9:15 o'clock Sunday night, was wrecked at Wolf Creek, Kan., one and one-half miles east of Hiawatha at midnight Sunday night, by running into a bunch of horses. The engineer and fireman...read more
HIAWATHA - The Kickapoo Indians had a dance Sunday, and did not stop dancing when one of the number fell dead. A half-breed has inspired them with the idea that the white people will turn into buffaloes and deer before spring, and that the negro would disappear. The...read more