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Montefiero | Natrona

Homesteading in Pratt County

Pratt County map
Prentis, Noble Lovely. "History of Kansas". Winfield, KS: E. P. Greer, 1899.

Most of the settlers that resided within Pratt County were from Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, etc., and a few from England. In a certain area of Pratt County a German community started that was named Natrona. The Natrona settlement is believed to have been the only non-English speaking community in Pratt County. A Jewish Agricultural colony named Montefiero was established in the Mt. Nebo area south of Cullison.

Pratt County - Map

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Pratt County Historical Society
208 South Ninnescah Street
Pratt, KS 67124


Information from Dorotha Giannangelo 

Pratt County Historical Society Photo Archives


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