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4 edition of Kansas place-names. found in the catalog.

Kansas place-names.

John Rydjord

Kansas place-names.

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Published by University of Oklahoma Press in Norman .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Kansas.
    • Subjects:
    • Names, Geographical -- Kansas.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 564-594.

      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF679 .R9
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 613 p.
      Number of Pages613
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4771122M
      ISBN 100806109947
      LC Control Number78177346

      Kansas Place Names by Sondra Man Meter  McCoy & Jan Hults give the meaning behind numerous intriguing place names found in Kansas. This handy gazatteer presents a fascinating gathering of information on the history, families, events, politics and lore that went into them. Illustrated with humorous drawings, this book is both a valuable reference . about "Some Place Names of. Some Place Names of Kansas. by. Anniejane H. Cover. The vast plains of Kansas were first discovered by white men when Coronado and his soldiers rode north from Mexico in Then the plains waited for hundreds of . Benni Harper Mystery Tour: Fool's Puzzle Tour. The Fool's Puzzle Tour lists the places in San Luis Obispo, CA, that I used as inspiration for the places in the book.. Irish Chain Tour. The Irish Chain Tour takes you around San Luis Obispo, CA, and neighboring towns.. Kansas Troubles Tour. Kansas Troubles is the only book in the Benni Harper series where I used actual place .


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The Capper/MRI Quick-Fact Book of Kansas. Topeka: Capper Press. Rydjord, John. Kansas Place-Names. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press. Shortridge, James R. Peopling the Plains, Who Settled Where in Frontier Kansas. Crawford County Genealogy Library. Located on the second floor of the Pittsburg Public Library North Walnut Pittsburg, Kansas Page - Coal was brought to the mouth of the tunnel in mine cars, dumped into a skip, and hoisted up over the bluff by a square framed derrick which spilled into a railroad car standing on the spur.

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Rydjord, John. KansasOklahoma: University of Oklahoma Press, (Family History Library book E2r.).