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Wakarusa Hotel

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Date: Between 1880 and 1919

Level of Description: Coll./Record Group

Material Type: Photograph

Call Number: Accn# 1980-Jackson, Faye Jones

Unit ID: 304181

Summary: These are two photographs of the Wakarusa Hotel in Wakarusa, Kansas. One photograph shows the front of the hotel and the other shows a mule drawn cart with people standing on the back of it. On the side of the cart "city dray" is written. The two-story limestone structure was constructed between 1873 and 1876 by Civil War veteran W.H. Mills. The building still stands and is maintained as a private residence.

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Title (Main title): Wakarusa Hotel

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    Wakarusa (Kan. : Township)


Local Note: Box Jackman, Twylan- Kelsey, Mrs. Chester, Folder Jackson, Faye Jones