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This settlement was founded and laid out in 1874 by John T. Densmore. The town site was platted on April 13, 1881. Some of the early settlers were from Holland and Ireland, having lived in other states before they came to Kansas.
Bowers, D. N. Seventy Years in Norton County, Kansas, 1872-1942. The Norton County Champion, Norton, Kansas, 1942.
Nicholson, John H. A History of Norton County, Kansas. Masters Thesis, Colorado State College of Education, 1941.
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