The Secret Life of Small Kansas Towns


In this collection authors have taken a journalistic approach to "Lost Community" research. Please enjoy learning about the interesting, fun, and sometimes strange history of Kansas.

*Please note that due to the brevity of these articles full citations have not been used, however readers are directed to the location of sources used by the author.

1963 County Seat War Rips Hole in Russell Springs
Short account of the county seat war between Russell Springs and Oakley, Kansas.

From Big Bend to the Need for Speed: Speed, Phillips County, Kansas
This is a brief history of the town of Speed, Kansas.

Large Orchard Hid a Secret in Parker,<br /><br />
Linn County, Kansas<br /><br />
The author describes the interesting past of Parker, KS.