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Here are several photographs and postcards of Columbus, Kansas. Columbus is the county seat of Cherokee County and the commercial center for the area. Being a railroad junction, shipping was an important part of its value to the early mining era. Columbus was founded in 1868 and its first post office was opened in 1869. Images include schools, churches, street scenes, the courthouse, the electric light plant, and parks.

Date: Between 1900 and 1940

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Columbus, Kansas - Central School, Columbus, KS

Item Number: 448125
Call Number: Miners Hall 00028
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 448125

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