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Homesteading in Barton County

Dundee

Fifteen families of German descent migrated here from Russia to homestead on about 1000 acres in 1875. Their colony was 1 mile east of the town of Dundee. The Mennonites built 15 homes, one for each family, and a school building in the center. This building was also used as a church. Eventually the families sold their homes and bought larger farms in other places.

Sources  

Biographical History of Barton County, Kansas. Great Bend, KS: Great Bend Tribune, 1912.

 

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