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The town site was purchased by the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad company, which then surveyed and platted 200 acres into town lots. The ATSF and the Missouri Pacific Railroads both built large depots and stockyards to work with transporting livestock.
The ethnicity of its settlers is not known.
History of Early Scott County by the Scott County Historical Society, Inc., 1977Scott County, Kansas Centennial Book - Celebrating 100 Years: 1886-1986 by the Scott County Centennial Commission, Inc., 1986
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