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This town was founded in 1893 by Reuben (Doc) Misner who convinced the Union Pacific Railroad to move its station from Thurford, a post office which was two miles south. The town site was platted in 1907.
The ethnicity of its settlers is unknown.
Wingo, Wayne C. A History of Thomas County. Masters Thesis, Fort Hays Kansas State College, 1964.
Bruner, R. I., Editor. Land of the Windmills Thomas County, Kansas. Thomas County Historical Society, 1976.
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