Fort Hays State University > About FHSU > Academic Divisions > Forsyth Library > Kansas Heritage > Cawker City
Asherville | Beloit | Blue Hill | Cawker City | Glen Elder | Hunter | Mennonite Community | Simpson | Tipton | Victor
The town site was picked in 1870 by four men - E. Harrison Cawker, J. P. Rice, R. G. T. Kshinka, and John J. Huckle. Rice built the first stone building and Cawker built a steam mill. The name came from a game of "seven-up" which was won by Cawker.
The ethnicity of its settlers is unknown.
Mitchell County Elementary Students. Mitchell County Historical Essays, 1962-1976. N.D.
Spring Hours:Sun: 1:00 pm - 2:00 am Mon-Thurs: 7:30 am - 2:00 amFriday: 7:30 am - 7:00 pmSat: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
For current month(s) and detailed information, please select desired month under announcements (below).Phone: 785.628.4434Fax: 785.628.4096Contacts DirectoryMailing Address: Forsyth Library 600 Park Street Hays, KS 67601Physical Address: 502 South Campus Drive Hays, KS 67601-4099
April 2014 Calendar