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View of west side of Alma, Kansas, 300 block of Missouri Street - Page

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This photograph looks north on the west side of the 300 block of Missouri Street of Alma, Kansas. The image reveals that many of the early business buildings were constructed of wood. Many were built during the boom years following Alma being declared the county seat in 1871 and the arrival of the railroad in 1880. This is the earliest known view of the business district in Alma.

Date: Between 1880 and 1885

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Item Number: 221088
Holding Institution: Wabaunsee County Historical Society

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