FO Ford County, Kansas, was established in 1867. It was named for James Ford, a Union General during the Civil War. The county seat of Ford County is Dodge City, Kansas.
Terrible List of Persons Frozen to Death in Southwestern Kansas Men Perish Within a Few Yards Help - Mother and Children Dead KANSAS CITY, Jan. 15 - Specials from Kansas say that the list of casualties resulting from the late blizzard grows alarmingly large. Two...read more
Dodge City, Kan. Aug. 6 - The severest storm ever known in this section struck this city after midnight last night. The wind gauge at the signal office was blown down, but good judges estimate the velocity at ninety miles per hour. The roar of the tornado was...read more
We met in our city, Sabbath last, Rev. Mr. Callahan, of Topeka, father of one of the young men who was recently murdered by a Sumner County mob, near Dodge City, on the charge of horse stealing. It was a sad sight to look upon the heart broken old gentleman, and hear...read more