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Homesteading in Smith County

Athol

First named Corvallis when it began as a post office on February 19,1875, the name was changed to Athol on February 8, 1888. The town had begun to grow after the Rock Island Railroad had laid tracks to Athol in December 1887.

The ethnicity of its settlers is unknown.

Sources

Pletcher, Vera Edith Crosby. "A History of Smith County, Kansas to 1960". Masters thesis, Kansas State University, 1960.

 

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Monday,April 21 Forsyth will close at 10 pm because of no electricity

Spring Hours:
Sun:             1:00 pm - 2:00 am
Mon-Thurs: 7:30 am - 2:00 am
Friday:         7:30 am - 7:00 pm
Sat:            10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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   600 Park Street
   Hays, KS 67601
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   502 South Campus Drive
   Hays, KS 67601-4099

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