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Ashland | Englewood | Lexington | Sitka

Homesteading in Clark County


Founded by Colonel C. D. Perry in 1884, Englewood was named after his hometown in Illinois. It was north of Five Mile Creek until 1907 when the town moved south of the creek because of an illegal money-making scheme and the failure to secure good titles to the lots in the old town. The new town soon had a good number of businesses such as hotels, pool halls, a barber shop, a jeweler, and a concrete block factory.

The ethnicity of its settlers is unknown.


"Ashland, Kansas: The Story of its First 100 Years". <Ashland, KS: Ashland History Book Committee, 1984>.

Hours and Contacts

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

For current month(s) and detailed information, please select desired month under announcements (below).

Phone: 785.628.4434
Fax: 785.628.4096
Contacts Directory
Mailing Address:
   Forsyth Library
   600 Park Street
   Hays, KS 67601
Physical Address:

   502 South Campus Drive
   Hays, KS 67601-4099