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AL Allen County, Kansas, was established in 1855. It was one of Kansas’ original 36 counties and named for William Allen, U.S. Senator from Ohio who was a strong supporter of westward expansion. The county seat of Allen County is Iola, Kansas.
The Andrews schoolhouse, west of Salina, was struck by lightning during the storm Saturday afternoon and completely destroyed by fire. The lightning struck the tower of the building and split it in half. The structure burned rapidly and was in ruins in a remarkably...read more
The U.S. government has brought suit against about 1,000 settlers in Dickinson, Saline, and Ellsworth counties, in Kansas, to recover land purchased by the settlers of the Union Pacific railway. The Hutchinson Gazette, Hutchinson KS. Thursday, January 24, 1895. Page...read more