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Quindaro Townsite

There is very little remaining of the town of Quindaro, Kansas today.  A modern park shelter now sits atop the bluff that overlooks the riverfront ground that bustled with activity beginning in the late 1850s and continuing to the end of the 1800s and into the early 1900s.  Unfortunately, the once-bustling area is no longer …

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History of Lenexa

Check out my latest article in the January 28th edition of the JOCO Gazette.  This month’s article takes a look at the history of Lenexa, which was originally going to be called, “Bradshaw”. Check out the article via this link at the JOCO Gazette. Click on image to read captions

John Brown's Cabin

John Brown’s Cabin and Good Lord Bird

First of all, a shameless plug for my new book, Moonlit Mayhem: Quantrill’s Raid of Olathe Kansas. Get your signed copy for $5 off the purchase prices using the code “MOON521” at Now, on to today’s tour stop. John Brown’s Cabin, a Kansas Historic Site in Osawatomie, Kansas, did not belong to John Brown. Instead, what …

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