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Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot, Cedar Point, Kansas

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot, Cedar Point, Kansas
Date: Between 1950s and 1960s
This photograph shows the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot in Cedar Point, Kansas.


Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot, Cedar Point, Kansas

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot, Cedar Point, Kansas
Date: May 12, 1910 - July 17, 1910
This postcard shows the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot in Cedar Point, Kansas burning to the ground as a crowd of spectators watch.


Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot, Florence, Kansas

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot, Florence, Kansas
Date: Between 1950s and 1970s
This photograph shows the Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company's passenger depot at Florence, Kansas. The one-story "prairie style" station features a hipped roof with a semi-hexagonal operator's bay and a matching bay at the waiting room end. The depot is no longer in use, but has been boarded up to protect it from vandalism.


Cedar Point, Kansas

Cedar Point, Kansas
Date: Between 1880s and 1890s
This black and white photograph shows several store fronts in Cedar Point, Kansas. The town, named by abolitionist and former Kansas legislator Orlo H. Drinkwater, is located about fourteen miles west of Chase County, Kansas, on U.S Highway Fifty in the heart of the Flint Hills region.


Cedar Point, Kansas

Cedar Point, Kansas
Date: May 30, 1903
This black and white photograph shows a group of people escaping from rising waters in Cedar Point, Kansas. The extremely heavy rains from May 30th to June 1st of 1903 caused a great deal of flooding to the Kansas River Basin and to the Kansas and Missouri Republican River Basin.


Cedar Point Mill and Dam, Cedar Point, Kansas

Cedar Point Mill and Dam, Cedar Point, Kansas
Date: Between 1900 and 1920
This photograph shows the Cedar Point Mill and Dam in Cedar Point, Kansas. The three and a half story native limestone structure was built in 1875 by abolitionist Orlo. H. Drinkwater and his partner Peter Paul Schriver along the Cottonwood River. For a number of years flour was milled from the facility until operations came to a close in the early 1940s. In 2006, the site was nominated to the National Register of Historic Places.


Cedar Point Mill and Dam, Cedar Point, Kansas

Cedar Point Mill and Dam, Cedar Point, Kansas
Date: 1957
This photograph shows the Cedar Point Mill and Dam in Cedar Point, Kansas. The three and a half story native limestone structure was built in 1875 by abolitionist Orlo.H. Drinkwater and his partner Peter Paul Schriver along the Cottonwood River. For a number of years flour was milled from the facility until operations came to a close in the early 1940s. In 2006, the site was nominated to the National Register of Historic Places.


Cedar Point Mill and Dam, Cedar Point, Kansas

Cedar Point Mill and Dam, Cedar Point, Kansas
Date: Between 1900 and 1920
This black and white photographs shows a view of the Cottonwood River and the Cedar Point Mill and Dam in Cedar Point, Kansas. The three and a half story native limestone structure was built in 1875 by abolitionist Orlo H. Drinkwater and his partner Peter Paul Schriver along the Cottonwood River. For a number of years flour was milled from the facility until operations came to a close in the early 1940s. In 2006, the site was nominated to the National Register of Historic Places.


Cedar Point Mill and Dam, Cedar Point, Kansas

Cedar Point Mill and Dam, Cedar Point, Kansas
Date: 1957
This black and white photograph shows the Cedar Point Mill and Dam in Cedar Point, Kansas. The three and a half story native limestone structure was built in 1875 by abolitionist Orlo H. Drinkwater and his partner Peter Paul Schriver along the Cottonwood River. For a number of years flour was milled from the facility until operations came to a close in the early 1940s. In 2006, the site was nominated to the National Register of Historic Places.


Cedar Point Mill and Dam, Cedar Point, Kansas

Cedar Point Mill and Dam, Cedar Point, Kansas
Date: Between 1900 and 1920
This photograph shows a view of the Cedar Point Mill and Dam in Cedar Point, Kansas. The three and a half story native limestone structure was built in 1875 by abolitionist Orlo H. Drinkwater and his partner Peter Paul Schriver along the Cottonwood River in the community of Cedar Point. For a number of years flour was milled from the facility until operations came to a close in the early 1940s. In 2006 the site was nominated to the National Register of Historic Places.


Flooding at Cedar Point, Kansas

Flooding at Cedar Point, Kansas
Date: May 30, 1903
This sepia colored photograph shows rising high waters along the Cottonwood River in Cedar Point, Kansas. The extremely heavy rains from May 30th to June 1st of 1903 caused a great deal of flooding to the Kansas River Basin and to the Kansas and Missouri Republican River Basin.


Orlo H. Drinkwater

Orlo H. Drinkwater
Date: 1868
This black and white cabinet card shows Orlo H. Drinkwater,(1835-1912). An abolitionist from Pennsylvania he came to the Kansas Territory, in 1855, and settled in Topeka, Kansas. In 1857, Drinkwater moved to the town of Cedar Point in western Chase County, Kansas. He became an active member of the community by joining the Free State Party and being elected to the Free Sate legislature. From 1862-1863, Drinkwater was commissioned as a Union Captain with the Fifth Regiment of the Indian Brigade in Missouri, Arkansas and the Indian Territory. He returned to Cedar Point after the war to resume his social standings in the community. In 1867, he was appointed the county coroner of Chase County. He also built and operated a saw mill and dam along the Cottonwood River at Cedar Point. The following year, 1868, Drinkwater was elected to the Kansas House of Representatives as a Republican from the Sixty-Eighth District of Chase County. He served only one term in the legislature before returning to Chase County to continue his business ventures. In 1871, Drinkwater and business partner Petter Paul Schriver replaced their saw mill on the Cottonwood River with a limestone structure and built one of the finest milling operations in the area. For a number of years the Cedar Point Mill and Dam was a profitable business for Drinkwater and Schriver until Drinkwater sold his interest. Drinkwater, remained an active member of the Chase County community until his passing, on October 7, 1912, when at the age of seventy-seven he was struck by a bicycle while walking along the streets of Cedar Point.


Plat book, Chase County, Kansas

Plat book, Chase County, Kansas
Creator: North West Publishing Co.
Date: 1901
This atlas shows maps of each township with the names of landowners. It has a patrons' directory, and plats of towns as of the year of publication.


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