Dodge City Kansas

For this post, we continue our trip through south-central Kansas with a visit to Dodge City. Dodge City would earn the nickname, “Sodom of the

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Concordia guard tower

Nazi POWs in the Midwest

Check out my latest column in Johnson County Gazette entitled, “Nazi Prisoners?”. This article is a bit a departure from my normal column in the

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Ray County Presentation

I was honored to speak at the David Whitmer Symposium last Saturday, this was changed to an online event, but the program was recorded so

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Fort Scott

Fort Scott, named after General Winfield Scott, was built in 1842 to give soldiers a place to live while working to maintain peace between white

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Jennison’s Jayhawkers visit Olathe

Check out my latest article for the Johnson County Gazette entitled “Jennison’s Jayhawkers visit Olathe. The article can be found at this link: http://jocogazette.com/images/2021-9-17.lowrez.pdf. Click

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Battle of Blowhard

Pick up a copy of the August 13th edition of the Johnson County Gazette and read my latest article about the Battle of Blowhard.  You

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Olathe Mill 2nd story

Ott’s Mill

Check out my latest article in the June 11 edition of the Johnson County Gazette about Olathe’s historic Ott’s Mill building on East Cedar Street.

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Battle of Island Mound

The Battle of Island Mound occurred in Bates County, Missouri about 7 miles west of Butler, Missouri, and 9 miles east of the Missouri/Kansas Border.

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Sacking of Osawatomie

After the passage of the Kansas-Nebraska Act in 1854, Osawatomie, Kansas was settled by Free State settlers. In 1855, this belief conflicted with that of

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